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: 2205

Table of Content: 15 July, 2016; 10(26)

July 2016

Centratherum anthelminticum seeds reverse the carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatotoxicity in rats

The present study is the first attempt to evaluate the hepatoprotective effect of ethanolic seeds extract (ESEt) of Centratherum anthelminticum (black cumin) in carbon tetrachloride (CCl4)-induced liver injury. The test doses (600 and 800 mg/kg) of same extract were found effective in their respective test groups by improving the body and liver weights, serum alanine and aspartate transaminases,...

Author(s): Shamim A. Qureshi, Sumera Rais, Rabbiya Usmani, Syed Shabib M. Zaidi, Musarat Jehan, Tooba Lateef and Muhammad Bilal Azmi

July 2016

Fixed and volatile constituents of Croton heliotropiifolius Kunth from Bahia-Brazil

Essential oils from Croton heliotropiifolius Kunth roots and stems, popularly known in Bahia (Brazil) as velame or cassutinga, were obtained by hydro distillation. Fixed oil from the roots of this species was obtained by maceration in hexane. The oils were analyzed by nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry (GCMS). 46 compounds were identified in the stems and 35 substances...

Author(s): Douglas Dourado Oliveira, Cinara Vasconcelos da Silva, Maria Lenise Silva Guedes and Eudes da Silva Velozo