Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3684

Table of Content: 10 April, 2017; 11(14)

April 2017

Specialization in ethnomedicinal plant knowledge among herbalists in the forest region of Rivercess County, Liberia

The ethnomedicinal uses of plants reported by 22 herbalists in the Rivercess County of Liberia show a rich knowledge of medicinal plant usage for both common and less common health problems. We set out with the objectives of documenting the ethnomedicinal plant knowledge and assessing gender differences in the use of the plants by male and female herbalists. Through semi-structured interviews conducted with herbalists,...

Author(s): Aiah Lebbie, François Kouamé and Edouard Kouassi

April 2017

Chemical composition, antiacetylcholinesterase inhibition and toxicity activities of essential oil from Hyptis dilatata (Lamiaceae) flowers

The content and chemical composition of the essential oil may vary in certain species according to the climatic period. The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of seasonality on the chemical composition of the essential oil from Hyptis dilatata flowers, to perform biological activities such as antimicrobial, inhibition of acetylcholinesterase enzyme and to evaluate the toxicity of the essential oil using for...

Author(s): Sirley Pereira Almeida, Diana Maruja Sangama Mozombite, Antonio Alves de Melo Filho, Andreina G. de Andrade Laranjeira, Ana Cristina Gonçalves Reis de Melo, Regildo M. G. Martins, Jacqueline A. Takahashi, Vany P. Ferraz, Otoniel Ribeiro Duarte and Wanderli Pedro Tadei