Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3804

Table of Content: 10 January, 2017; 11(2)

January 2017

Chemical composition, antioxidant and topical anti-inflammatory activities of Croton cordiifolius Baill. (Euphorbiaceae)

Croton cordiifolius is widely used in Brazilian Caatinga folk medicine to treat general inflammation, pain, and gastrointestinal disturbances. Currently, its medicinal properties are not well understood, owing to the absence of chemical and pharmacological studies. The aims of this work were to analyze the chemical composition of C. cordiifolius stem bark and evaluate its in vitro antioxidant and in vivo...

Author(s): Iasmine Andreza Basilio dos Santos Alves, Simone Maria dos Santos, Raudiney Frankilin Vasconcelos Mendes, José Welinton da Silva, Maria de Fátima Rodrigues, Bárbara de Azevedo Ramos, Márcia Vanusa da Silva, Maria Tereza dos Santos Correia, Fernanda das Chagas Angelo Mendes Tenório, Roberta Jeane Bezerra Jorge, René Duarte Martins, Julianna Ferreira Cavalcanti de Albuquerque and Rafael Matos Ximenes, Karina Perrelli Randau

January 2017

Induction of biochemical active constituents of Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis (Link) Schneider) callus affected by hormones

The present study aimed to identify some metabolites products obtained from different jojoba callus tissue extracts using gas chromatography/mass spectrometry analysis (GC-MS). It is known that Jojoba, a medicinal and oil-yielding, has multi-purpose uses. In addition, it produces toxins, fatty acids, phenolic compounds and other secondary metabolites from callus identified using GC-MS. Despite the direct effect of 2,4-D...

Author(s): Mohei El-Din Solliman, Wael F. Shehata, Heba Allah A. Mohasseb, Mohammed I. Aldaej, Abdullatif A. Al-Khateeb, Solliman A. Al-Khateeb, Adel E. A. Hegazy  and  Hesham M. Abdel-Moneim