Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3674

Full Length Research Paper

Chemical composition and biological potentials of Lebanese Cupressus sempervirens L. leaves’ extracts

Layal Anka
  • Layal Anka
  • Department of Life and Earth Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, Lebanese University, Lebanon.
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Hassan Rammal
  • Hassan Rammal
  • Doctoral School of Science and Technology, Research Platform for Environmental Sciences (PRASE), Lebanese University, Lebanon.
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Ahmad Kobeissi
  • Ahmad Kobeissi
  • Department of Life and Earth Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, Lebanese University, Lebanon.
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Hamid Bou Saab
  • Hamid Bou Saab
  • Department of Life and Earth Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, Lebanese University, Lebanon.
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  •  Received: 15 September 2019
  •  Accepted: 22 November 2019
  •  Published: 30 June 2020


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