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: 29 April 2016; 10(16)

April 2016

Effect of plants extracts on the growth of Candida albicans and Staphylococcus aureus

The purpose of this study was to estimate the effectiveness of cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and myrrha extracts on the inhibition of Candida albicans and two isolates of Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) and in different concentrations. The results showed that the aqueous extract of spices have no inhibitory effect on the growth of the tested microbes, while, that two types of the...

Author(s): Amira Hassan Abdullah Al-Abdalall

April 2016

Cytotoxicity, antifungal and antioxidant activities of the essential oil from Eupatorium ballotifolium Kunth (Asteraceae)

This study aimed to characterize chemically and evaluate the cytotoxicity and antioxidant, antifungal and modulatory activities of the essential oil of Eupatorium ballotifolium, collected in the mountainous region of Meruoca in the state of Ceará. The antioxidant activity was investigated by the free radical 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) scavenging assay and β-carotene/linoleic-acid oxidation model...

Author(s): Antonio Carlos Nogueira Sobrinho, Elnatan Bezerra de Souza, Marcos Fábio Gadelha Rocha, Maria Rose Jane Ribeiro Albuquerque, Paulo Nogueira Bandera, Hélcio Silva dos Santos, Rafael Pereira, Selene Maia de Morais, Raquel Oliveira dos Santos Fontenelle and Carolina Sidrim de Paula Cavalcante

April 2016

Therapeutic and preventive effects of Commiphora gileadensis against diethylnitrosamine-induced hepatic injury in albino rats

Commiphora gileadensis is a tree in the burseraceae family, cultivated widely in Hadhramaut governorate (Yemen) and known locally as “Besham“ or Balsam” used traditionally for many ailments. The aim of this study was to evaluate the therapeutic and preventive effects of C. gileadensis against diethylnitrosamine (DEN) -induced hepatic injury in albino rats. 40 albino rats were divided randomly into five...

Author(s): Doa’a Anwar, I., Amani, S., Alzoreqy, A., Al-Dbhani, A., Al-Fteih, L., Abu-Al-fatah, T., QojaNazer, H. and Alnoor, E.