Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3753

Full Length Research Paper

Pharmacognostic analyses and evaluation of the in vitro antimicrobial activity of Acmella oleracea (L.) RK Jansen (Jambu) floral extract and fractions

Bianca Nascimento de Alcantara1, Yuri Teichi Kobayashi1, Karla Fabiana Barroso2, Ianna Dias Ribeiro da Silva2, Milton Begeres de Almeida1 and Wagner Luiz Ramos Barbosa2*  
1Programa de Pós-graduação em Saúde Animal na Amazônia, Campus Universitário de Castanhal – PA, Brazil. 2Programa de Pós-graduação em Ciências Farmacêuticas, Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal do Pará, Brazil.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Received: 07 November 2014
  •  Accepted: 15 January 2015
  •  Published: 25 January 2015

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