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 October, 2016; 10(37)

October 2016

Phytochemical and efficacy study on four herbs used in erectile dysfunction: Mondia whiteii, Cola acuminata, Urtica massaica, and Tarenna graveolens

There is a resurgence in the use of herbal medicine in the developed countries, with even much more in low developed Countries and especially for conditions such as erectile dysfunction. Studies thus need to be conducted to scientifically validate claims on certain medicinal plants reported to be efficacious in traditional medicine. This current study was conducted to determine the phytochemical composition and efficacy...

Author(s): Joseph Oloro, Tanayen Julius Kihdze, Barbra Katusiime, Lawrence Imanirampa, Paul Waako, Francis Bajunirwe and Amon Agaba Ganafa

October 2016

In vitro antibacterial and antioxidant activities of alcoholic extract from the leaves of Podocarpus neriifolius D. Don

In the present investigation, the methanol leaves extract of Podocarpus neriifolius D. Don was assessed for antibacterial and antioxidant activities. The antibacterial action was evaluated through agar disc diffusion method against seven pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacterial strains at various concentrations and compared against the standard (kanamycin 30 µg/disc). The antioxidant activity of the extract was...

Author(s): Rashaduz Zaman, Mohammad Parvez, Md. Jakaria, Minhajul Islam, Md. Sekendar Ali and Md. Aslam Hossain

October 2016

Chronic toxicity assessment of crude ethanolic extract of Wissadula periplocifolia (L.) C. Presl. leaves in albino Wistar rats

Wissadula periplocifolia (L.) C. Presl. is a medicinal plant widely distributed in USA, but it has not yet been investigated extensively. Some pharmacochemical studies were performed at the Federal University of Paraiba, and the components of the crude ethanolic extract were identified; one of them was a tiliroside, which has already been shown to have excellent anti-inflammatory activity that can inhibit the...

Author(s): Edla Julinda Ribeiro Coutinho Espinola Guedes, Josué do Amaral Ramalho, Luciana da Silva Nunes Ramalho, Gilson Espínola Guedes Neto, Rodrigo Silva de Andrade, Gabriela de Almeida Costa Ramos Guedes, Yanna Carolina Ferreira Teles, Alexandre Rolim da Paz, Adalberto Souza Coelho, Caliandra Maria Bezerra Luna Lima, Maria de Fátima Vanderlei Souza, Margareth de Fátima Formiga Melo Diniz and Reinaldo Nóbrega de Almeida