Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3778

Full Length Research Paper

Composition of volatile oils from leaf, stem, root, fruit, and flower of Ruellia tuberosa L. (Acanthaceae) from Nigeria

Dorcas Olufunke MORONKOLA*
  • Dorcas Olufunke MORONKOLA*
  • Department of Chemistry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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Sherifat Adeyinka ABOABA
  • Sherifat Adeyinka ABOABA
  • Department of Chemistry, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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Iqbal Mohammed CHOUDHARY
  • Iqbal Mohammed CHOUDHARY
  • H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry, International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Pakistan.
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  •  Received: 16 September 2015
  •  Accepted: 26 October 2015
  •  Published: 03 November 2015

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