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: 22 December, 2016; 10(47)

December 2016

Phytopharmaceutical properties of herbal teas circulating in the Nigerian market

We report herein some phytopharmaceutical properties of commonly marketed teas in Nigeria. The organoleptic and physicochemical properties such as color, odor, physical appearance as well as ash value, moisture content, flow properties, pH and solubility were interrogated using standard methods as the measure of their phytopharmaceutical properties. The results show that, all the teas were coarse in nature and the...

Author(s): Isimi Christianah, Kokonne Ekere, Okoh Judith, Olubunmi Olayemi, Ogbatuluenyi Darlington, Asogwa Godwin, Aminu Musa and Martins Emeje,

December 2016

Evaluation of antioxidant capacity, phenolic content, antimicrobial and cytotoxic properties of Guettarda uruguensis flowers and fruits

Antioxidant capacity, phenolic content, antimicrobial and cytotoxic properties of extracts and fractions from flowers and fruits of G. uruguensis were evaluated. Total phenolic content ranged between 406.8 ± 20.47 and 57.98 ± 1.734 gallic acid equivalent in mg g-1 (mg GAE g-1) samples. Ethyl acetate and butanol fractions from flowers had the greatest rates in phenolic content and antioxidant activity in...

Author(s): Ana Flávia Schvabe Duarte, Ellis Marina Szabo, Isabel Schvabe Duarte, Francis José Zortéa Merino, Vinícius Bednarczuk de Oliveira, Marilis Dallarmi Miguel and Obdulio Gomes Miguel