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: 8 May, 2017; 11(17)

May 2017

Phytochemical and antimicrobial investigations of different fractions of the methanolic extract of Corchorus capsularis leaves

The purpose of this study was to understand and investigate the phytochemical and antimicrobial effects of different fractions of the methanolic extract of Corchorus capsularis leaf. For the extraction of lipophilic compounds with the help of methanol solvent system, cold extraction process was used, where the grinded coarse powder of the leaf was soaked in methanol and kept for four days for proper extraction. After...

Author(s): Tonmoy Kumar Mondal, Md. Didaruzzaman Sohel, Md. Hassan Kawsar and Dumitru Laso

May 2017

Anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects of leaves of Chromolaena odorata L. (King and Robinson)

This study was to evaluate anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects of the aqueous extract of leaves of Chromolaena odorata (Asteraceae) collected in Brazzaville-Congo. Acute inflammation was induced by using the carrageenan and formaldehyde models, and chronic inflammation by the cotton pellet induced granuloma model. Analgesic effect was evaluated by using the acetic acid-induced writhing, the pressure induced by the...

Author(s): Elion Itou, R. D. G., Etou Ossibi, A. W., Epa C., Nsondé Ntandou, G. F., Bokia, C. B., Ouamba, J. M. and Abena, A. A.