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: January 2009; 3(1)

January 2009

Medicinal plants of Aguambu – Bamumbu in the Lebialem highlands, southwest province of Cameroon

Ethnobotanical investigations were conducted in Aguambu – Bamumbu Village in Wabane Subdivision (Lebialem Division), Southwest Province of Cameroon to identify the different medicinal plants used in the traditional pharmacopoeia for the treatment of diseases affecting the human body. Ethnobotanical information was collected through questionnaires and personal interviews during field trips. A total of 248...

Author(s): Focho, D. A., Ndam, W. T. and Fonge, B. A.

  • Article Number: 1B173D632709

January 2009

Nitric oxide producing effect of six extracts from Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poiret (Guttiferae) stem bark

Preliminary pharmacological screening of the aqueous extract from the leaves, stem and root of Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poiret (Guttiferae) are reported to have effect on some cardiovascular diseases like bleeding, cadiopathy, hematuria, and other complications. However, the mechanism underlying its therapeutic effect is not known. The effects of six extracts from the stem bark of H....

Author(s): Iwalewa  E. O.,  Naidoo V., Bagla V. and  Eloff J. N.

  • Article Number: EEAC39C32712

January 2009

Antibacterial activity of terpenoidal fractions from Anogeissus leiocarpus and Terminalia avicennioides against community acquired infections

Terpenoidal fractions were isolated from both Anogeissus leiocarpus (DC) Guill and Perr (Stem) and Terminalia avicennioides Guill and Perr (Root) and assayed against Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The terpenoidal fractions exhibited antimicrobial activities against all the test microorganisms. All test organisms were susceptible to the terpenoidal fractions....

Author(s): Mann A., ,  Amupitan J. O.,  Oyewale A. O.,  Okogun J. I. and  Ibrahim K.

  • Article Number: 8150CD632714

January 2009

Effect of Faidherbia albida on some biochemical parameters of rats infected with Trypanosoma brucei brucei

Current drugs used in the management of African Trypanosomiasis are toxic and can encounter parasite resistance, hence the need for urgent, less toxic and readily available alternative source of trypanocide. The effect of hydro-alcoholic extract of the stem bark of Faidherbia albida in albino rats experimentally infected with Trypanosoma brucei brucei strain Lafia/CT/66/NITR was evaluated. The...

Author(s): Tijani A. Y, Uguru M. O, Salawu O. A, Abubakar A. Onyekwelu N. O and Akingbasote J. A.

  • Article Number: 57B722932721

January 2009

Industries formulating oral antimicrobial suspensions in Nigeria

Pharmaceutical Companies concerned with the manufacture and trading of the commonest varieties of Oral antimicrobial suspensions in Nigeria were identified. This was prompted by an effort to provide a clue to the current Pharmaceutical Industrial growth of the country. This was achieved through a survey conducted to identify the number, distribution  and location as well as the product of the industries with the...

Author(s): Mukhtar, M. D., Oyeyi T. I. and Ameh, J. B.

  • Article Number: 79CCDF432725