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: 8 February, 2016; 10(5)

February 2016

Pharmacological evaluation of the aqueous stem bark extract of Bombax buonopozense in the relief of pain and fever

Bombax buonopozense is used in traditional medicine in Nigeria for the treatment of pains and feverish conditions. This study was orally carried out to establish the analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic properties of an aqueous stem bark extract of Bombax buonopozense in experimental animals. The analgesic activity was measured using the acetic acid-induced abdominal constriction and water tail imgmersion tests....

Author(s): Essien, A. D., Essiet, G. A., Akuodor, G. C., Akpan, J. L., Chilaka, K. C., Bassey, A. L., Ezeokpo, B. C. and Nwobodo, N. N.

February 2016

Evaluation of ethanolic extract of Morinda citrifolia Linn for antitumor activity

Given the concern about to the high incidence of cancer and low specificity of available antineoplasic drugs, Morinda citrifolia Linn is a tropical plant species with wide distribution, which had its consumption widely spread both because it is a source of nutrients and its phytotherapic properties as well as for its adaptation. The potential of tumor inhibition was done in vivo against Ehrlich Carcinoma and Sarcoma...

Author(s): Gabriela Cavalcante da Silva, Gibbelly Cavalcante da Silva, Waneska Alves Pereira da Silva, Alisson Macário de Oliveira, Matheus da Silva Mesquita, Maria da Conceição Cavalcanti de Lira, Evandro Valentim da Silva and Ivone Antônia de Souza