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 February, 2017; 11(6)

February 2017

Identification and quantification of caffeoylquinic acid derivatives in Cynara scolymus L. tablets and capsules

Cynara scolymus L. leaves, popularly known as globe artichoke, have cholagogue and choleretic properties which are attributed to caffeoylquinic acid derivatives. Although, there are already pharmacopoeial methods for quality control of artichoke dry leaf extract, it only shows the assessment of chlorogenic acid determination. This study aimed to adapt and validate a method for simultaneous determination of...

Author(s): Amanda de Assis Carneiro, Yuri Yabu de Barros, Marcela Medeiros de Freitas, Luiz Alberto Simeoni, Pérola Oliveira Magalhães, Dâmaris Silveira and Yris Maria Fonseca-Bazzo

February 2017

Study of antibacterial and antioxidant activities of four common Nepalese kitchen spices

Given the alarming incidence of antibiotic resistance in bacteria of medical importance and multiple side effects associated with the modern day chemotherapeutics, there is a constant need for new and effective therapeutic agents that could be easily extracted from our daily used Nepalese culinary. To study the antibacterial and antioxidant activity of common spices, locally available  Clove (Eugenia caryophyllus),...

Author(s): Tadina Dahal, Sunil Kandel, Ankit Pandeya and Bharat Pokhrel