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: 25 November, 2017; 11(43)

November 2017

Anti-diabetic activities of Fleurya aestuans (L.) Gaudich in alloxan induced rats

Diabetes mellitus is becoming an increasing concern all over the world and such people especially in some communities have used medicinal plants to treat diabetes and its complications. This investigation aimed to examine the hypoglycemic potential of the methanol extract of Fleurya aestuans leaves in normal and alloxan induced diabetic rats. Thirty five Wistar albino rats were grouped into seven different groups of...

Author(s): Fagbohun A. B., Fred Jaiyesimi A. A., Adegboyega A. A., Kasim L. S., Kesi C., Ndimele B. E. and Oluboba M. A.

November 2017

Haematology and serum biochemistry of alloxan-induced diabetic rats administered with extracts of Phragmanthera incana (Schum.) Balle

This study evaluated the toxic changes that may accompany treatment of diabetes with Phragmanthera incana, a mistletoe species growing on two plant hosts [Cola nitida (Kolanut; PICN) and Theobroma cacao (Cocoa; PITC)]. The toxic potential of this treatment regimen was evaluated using the effect of the extracts PICN and PITC on the haematology and serum chemistry of the diabetic rats. Alloxan-induced diabetic rats were...

Author(s): Ogunmefun O. T. , , Fasola T. R., Saba A. B., Oridupa O. A. and Adarabioyo M. I.