Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3627

Table of Content: 10 November, 2018; 12(27)

November 2018

A review on the botanical aspects, phytochemical contents and pharmacological activities of Warburgia ugandensis

Warburgia ugandensis Sprague (Family Canellacea) commonly known as Ugandan greenheart or pepper bark tree, is a highly valued medicinal plant in traditional medicine with a broad spectrum of antimicrobial activity whose parts especially the leaves and stem bark have for long been used in the treatment and management of many diseases and health conditions such as stomachache, cough, toothache, fever, malaria, oral...

Author(s): Denis Okello, , , Richard Komakech, , Motlalepula Gilbert Matsabisa and Youngmin Kang,  

November 2018

Antibacterial and antioxidant potential of Albizia anthelmintica as a medicinal plant on pathogenic veterinary isolates

Albizia anthelmintica is a medicinal plant belonging to the Fabaceae family. It is widely used by smallholder farmers and pastoralists to treat internal parasites in their livestock. This study aimed to determine the antibacterial and antioxidant potential of A. anthelmintica on pathogenic veterinary isolates. 100% hexane (He100), 100% chloroform (Ch100), 100% ethanol (E100), and 70% ethanol (E70) extracts of the roots...

Author(s): Kabo Wale, Tebogo Elvis Kwape, Laurah Sethibe, Goabaone Gaobotse, Daniel Loeto and Bongani Sethebe

November 2018

In vitro antibacterial and antidiarraheic activity of root bark extract of Anogeissus leiocarpa (Combretaceae) during an experimental bacterial diarrhea induced by Escherichia coli extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL) in albino Wistar rats

The present study was conducted to investigate in vitro and in vivo antibacterial activity of the root bark extracts of Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC) Guill. & Perr, in Escherichia coli extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL)-induced diarrhea in rat. The antibacterial activity was performed in vitro by determining the inhibition zone using standard agar diffusion method as well as in vivo on E. coli infected Wistar...

Author(s): Kouangbé Mani Adrien, Sonan Kouadio Henri Guillaume, Méité Souleymane, Boga Gogo Lucien and N’Guessan Jean David  

November 2018

Antioxidant and antiproliferative activities of ethanolic extracts of Elateriospermum tapos Blume (Euphorbiaceae)

Phytochemicals possessing free radical scavenging and antiproliferative activities play an important role in cancer chemoprevention. In this study, the ethanolic extracts prepared from fresh and dried leaves, bark, and seed skin of Pra (Elateriospermum tapos Blume.) were tested for their antioxidant activity using a ferric reducing ability of plasma (FRAP) assay. The antiproliferative activities against four human...

Author(s): Sita Tisadondilok, Thanaset Senawong, Prasan Swatsitang and Auamporn Rattanasing