World Journal of Advanced Scientific Research <p>WJASR is a budding author friendly journal. It intends to promote innovation, new ideas, techniques, provide a platform for budding researchers and clinicians to showcase their work and provide adequate credit to them. It strives to maintain the high standards of quality and authenticity in its published work. It is a open access, interdisciplinary, bimonthly, peer reviewed journal with a focus to encourage research and development.</p> <p>It publishes original research papers, case studies, review papers, literature reviews, book reviews, short communications, technical note from researchers, Applied and educational articles in all areas of research. </p> <p>It welcomes researchers, scholars, scientists, clinicians and students to send in their research work and follows a fast review and publishing process.</p> <p>It publishes research papers, articles and communications in the fields of Medicine, Dentistry, Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Engineering and Nursing.</p> <p>We are happy to inform you that WJASR has successfully moved onto the Open Journal System (OJS) Platform and is now indexed with Google Scholar and Crossref.</p> <p>This enables all WJASR articles to be available on google scholar.</p> <p>Crossref (formerly styled CrossRef) is an official Digital Object Identifier (DOI) Registration Agency of the International DOI Foundation. It is run by the Publishers International Linking Association Inc.</p> <p>A DOI, or Digital Object Identifier, is a string of numbers, letters and symbols used to permanently identify an article or document and link to it on the web. A DOI will help your reader easily locate a document from your citation.</p> <p>WJASR articles can now get a DOI number through Crossref. However this shall be a paid service.</p> <p>Kindly note that DOI is purely an optional service and WJASR remains a free to publish academic online journal.</p> <p>We shall continue to publish articles for free to encourage research and budding authors, however should you require a DOI for your manuscript it shall be a paid service as mentioned above.</p> Dr. Yesh Sharma en-US World Journal of Advanced Scientific Research Phytochemistry on ‘Babchi plant’ (Psoralea corylifolia Linn.) <p>Babchi (Psoralea corylifolia Linn.) is crucial medicinal plant which is used in Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Chinese system of Medicine. Babchi is one of the important herbal medicine for the treatment of skin disorders. It has been used in treatment of vitiligo , leprosy and in inflammatory disease of the skin. The plant extracts also possesses antibacterial, antitumor, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antifungal and immunomodulatory activity. It has other activities like hepatoprotective, antioxidant and antithelmintic. This paper is a compressive review of the phytochemistry of babchi plant and its use in treatment of vitiligo.</p> Siddiqua Shaikh, Shivani Pote Geeta Salmute Copyright (c) 2021 2021-10-02 2021-10-02 4 5 1 23