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: 17 April, 2014; 8(15)

April 2014

Effect of six environmental variables on five Bupleurum species distribution in Guandi, Wutai, Xiaowutai and Dongling mountains

Effects of environmental factors on the spatial distribution of five Bupleurum genera were investigated. Eighty seven samples in total in four mountains were collected; 158, 116, 130 and 128 plant species were recorded in Guandi, Wutai, Xiao Wutai and Dongling mountains, respectively. This study has been focused on five particular species (Bupleurum bicaule Helm, Bupleurum scorzonerifolium Willdenow, Bupleurum sibiricum...

Author(s): L. Nyobe, J. T. Zhang, Q. D. Zhang, S. G. Tian, L. H. Fan and S. T. Huang

April 2014

Cytotoxic and cytogenetic effects of Convolvulus arvensis extracts on rhabdomyosarcoma (RD) tumor cell line in vitro

The present study was designed to investigate the cytotoxicity of (aqueous and methanol) crude extracts of the leaves, stems and roots extracts as well as proteoglycan and glycoside fraction I (FI) of Convolvulus arvensis against human Rhabdomyosarcoma (RD) tumor cell line in vitro. The effect of glycoside FI fraction on mitotic index (MI) of RD cell line was investigated as well. The optical density (OD) of cell growth...

Author(s): Asaad Abdulwahed Bader AL-Asady, Dhamia Kasem Suker and Kawthar Kalaf Hassan

April 2014

Medicinal plant parts and practices used by communities around the Miombo woodlands of Urumwa, Tanzania

A study to document medicinal plants parts and practices in relation to sustainable use was performed in communities around the Miombo woodland of Urumwa in Tanzania. Data collection was based on semi-structured interviews and discussion with key stakeholders. G-tests were used to ascertain differences in medicinal plants practices between women and men. Roots were the commonly used parts for medicine followed by barks....

Author(s): Suzana Augustino, John B. Hall, Fortunatus B. S. Makonda and Romanus C. Ishengoma