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: 29 November, 2014; 8(44)

November 2014

Effect of Punica granatum on behavior in rats

The importance of diet in depression is now increasingly recognized, since balanced diet not only reduces the risk of various chronic diseases but also promotes normal development and functioning of all systems including brain. Hence the present study was designed to observe the effect of three doses of Punica granatum 2, 5 and 8 ml/kg on the behavioral changes in rats, particularly anxiolytic and antidepressant...

Author(s): Azra Riaz and Rafeeq Alam Khan

November 2014

Some physical properties of novel Cannabis suppositories formulated with theobroma oil

As part of development efforts for a suitable dosage form, crude Cannabis resin was formulated into suppository dosage form using theobroma oil and the physical properties of the suppositories were evaluated. The following physical properties were evaluated: appearance (texture, presence or absence of entrapped air, contraction holes), liquefaction time, uniformity of weight and in-vitro release profile of the crude...

Author(s): Obonga Wilfred Ofem, Omeje Edwin Ogechukwu, Nnadi Charles Okeke, Osadebe Patience Ogoamaka, Attama Anthony Amaechi and Onunkwo Godswill