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: 2142

Table of Content: 15 October, 2015; 9(38)

October 2015

Ginkgo bilobaL.: Phytochemical components and antioxidant activity

Curative effects of Ginkgo biloba L. have been recognized for centuries, dating back to traditional Chinese medicine which used crushed leaves to treat several health problems. Although G. biloba L. has several known and investigated activities, the antioxidant activity of its extract (EGb 761) is particularly relevant because reactive oxygen (ROS) and reactive nitrogen (RNS) species are constantly produced in aerobic...

Author(s): Bárbara Luisa Fermino, Michele Caroline Milanez, Guilherme Barroso Langoni de Freitas, Weber Cláudio Francisco Nunes da Silva, Romaiana Picada Pereira, João Batista Teixeira da Rocha and Juliana Sartori Bonini

October 2015

Medicinal plants used in the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders in some parts of Southwest Nigeria

An ethnobotanical survey of plants used in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases was carried out in three local government areas (LGA) of Ibadan, Oyo State, South Western Nigeria. Twenty-eight respondents, which comprised traditional medicine practitioners (TMPs), herbalists, herb sellers and the elderly were interviewed using semi-structured questionnaires. Focused group discussion was used to interview the TMPs...

Author(s): Mubo A. Sonibare and Ibukun O. Ayoola