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 January, 2018; 12(2)

January 2018

Woody species from the Mozambican Miombo woodlands: A review on their ethnomedicinal uses and pharmacological potential

Miombo woodlands cover about two thirds of Mozambique national territory. They provide a wide collection of goods and services to the formal and informal economies. A review on the traditional uses of 15 Miombo tree species in human and animal health, as well as the status of research towards the identification of bioactive compounds is presented. Among the 15 species selected, 12 have been screened for their biological...

Author(s): Isabel Moura, Jossias Alberto Duvane, Maria José Silva, Natasha Ribeiro and Ana Isabel  Ribeiro-Barros

January 2018

Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used to manage HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Rungwe, Mbeya Region, Tanzania

The current ethnobotanical study identified medicinal plant species used to manage HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections by the communities in Rungwe District, Tanzania. Data were collected using questionnaires (n=193), interviews (n=9) and field observations. A total of 31 plant species from 23 families are used in managing HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections. Compositae and Rosaceae were predominantly used in disease...

Author(s): Suma F. Kibonde, Suzana Augustino, Faith P. Mabiki and Robinson Mdegela