African Journal of
Pharmacy and Pharmacology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0816
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPP
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 2246

Full Length Research Paper

Dynamics of herbal medicine processing and production in Benue State Nigeria

Obi P. Adigwe
  • Obi P. Adigwe
  • Director General Office National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Idu, 900001, Abuja, Nigeria.
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Philip F. Builders
  • Philip F. Builders
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Raw Materials Development, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Idu, 900001, Abuja, Nigeria.
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John Alfa
  • John Alfa
  • Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, Bingham University Karu, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.
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Peter Oladosu
  • Peter Oladosu
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Biotechnology, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Idu, 900001, Abuja, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 10 April 2022
  •  Accepted: 23 June 2022
  •  Published: 31 July 2022

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