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: 2184

Table of Content: 15 August, 2014; 8(30)

August 2014

Protective action of Taraxacum officinale on CCl4 induced hepatotoxicity in rats

Plants are important source of medicines, especially in developing countries, where people use plant based traditional medicines for their health care. Leaves of Taraxacum officinale L. are being used against various human disorders in folk medicine since past. Current study was conducted to explore the hepatoprotective activity of methanolic leaves extract of T. officinale L. against carbontetrachloride (CCl4) induced...

Author(s): Dawood Ahmad, Muhammad Gulfraz, M. Sheeraz Ahmad, Habiba Nazir, Hina Gul and Saira Asif

August 2014

Study of visceral antinociceptive potential of bee Apis mellifera venom

Pain is one of the most common reasons for patients to seek medical care. Bee Apis mellifera venom (AMV) has traditionally been used to treat inflammatory diseases and the alleviation of pain. Herein, we aimed to investigate the visceral antinociceptive potential of A. mellifera bee venom and its possible mechanism of action. Acetic acid-induced writhing assay was used in mice to determine the degree of visceral...

Author(s): Marcus FB Costa, Adriana R Campos, Ana PV Abdon, Renata P Vasconcelos, Carolina A Castro, Marcos H Toyama , Helena SA Monteiro and Alice MC Martins