Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3799

Table of Content: 10 October, 2014; 8(38)

October 2014

Structural organization and phytochemical analysis of Pimenta dioica (L.) Merrill (Myrtaceae) leaves collected from Goiás State, Brazil

Several biological properties are attributed to the Pimenta dioica plants that are native to Central America. Given the possible variabilities in both the morpho-anatomical and chemical aspects of the species that grow in different locations, this study aimed to contribute to the pharmacognostic study of P. dioica leaves from Brazil. Therefore, we morpho-anatomically described the plants, performed a phytochemical...

Author(s): Leonardo Rodrigues Faria, Rúbia Darc Machado, Pedro Henrique Pimenta, Leandra de Almeida Ribeiro Oliveira, Josana de Castro Peixoto, José Realino de Paula, Pedro Henrique Ferri and Joelma Abadia Marciano de Paula  

October 2014

Taxonomic and phytomedicinal properties of Oroxylum indicum (L.) Vent: A wonderful gift of nature

This paper is a review on pharmacological studies, phytochemical analysis and problems associated with natural seed germination of Oroxylum indicum (L.) Vent. The different parts of this plant like leaves, fruits, stem bark, seeds and roots are used in indigenous medicine preparation against various diseases. Chemical investigation of various parts of this plant resulted in characterization of various bioactive...

Author(s): Neelu Joshi, Alok Shukla and Tapan Kumar Nailwal

October 2014

An investigation of the hepatoprotective potential of Garcinia kola seed extract in an anti-tubercular treatment model

Hepatoprotective effect of Garcinia kola seed extract on oxidative stress and hepatotoxicity biomarkers of rats exposed to antitubercular drugs was investigated to evaluate its potential to ameliorate drug-induced hepatotoxicity. Six groups of five animals each were used. Combination of Isoniazid (7.5 mg/kg bodyweight) and Rifampicin (10 mg/kg bodyweight) was administered intraperitoneally to a group. Drug combination...

Author(s): Tweneme Ogono, Oluwole Emmanuel Taiwo, Kabiru Usman, David Adeyemi, Efere Martins Obuotor, Francis Adelade Fakoya and Omolaja Osoniyi