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 August, 2014; 8(31)

August 2014

Study of bioactivities of lipid content of fresh Lagenaria siceraria seeds pulp and identification of its chemical constituents

  The aim of the present work was to analyse antimicrobial activities of the lipid content of seeds pulp of the fresh fruit of Lagenaria siceraria and identification of its chemical constituents by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). Methanolic extract of the seeds pulp exhibited moderate to good efficacy against Achromobacter xylosoxidans, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Bacillus megaterium and Escherichia...

Author(s):   Raza Chaudhery, Dildar Ahmed, Inam Liaqat, Parsa Dar and Muhammad Shaban

August 2014

Cytotoxic effect of Typhonium flagelliforme extract

  Traditionally,Typhonium flagelliforme is used to treat cancer in Malaysia, People take it as powder or in combination with milk or different types of other herbal extracts as treatment of different type of cancers (Teo and Chang, 1996). The study was conducted to determine anticancer activity of crude extract of 1 to 6 months old ex-vitro plantlets and one sample of in vitro plants of T. flagelliforme against...

Author(s):   Nobakht, G. M., Kadir, M. A., Stanslas, J. and Charng, C. W.⊃

August 2014

Analgesic effects of Arum maculatum plant extract in rats compared to other routine analgesics

  Due to low side effects and costs as well as proper adaptation to body’s physiology, there is a global trend in using herbal medications. To investigate the analgesic effects of Arum maculatum plant extract in rats via an experimental study, 60 healthy male Wistar rats were divided into 6 equal groups including 3 plant extract groups, a negative control with normal saline and 2 positive control groups...

Author(s):   Naser Abbasi, Vahid Rafee Karkondi, Khairollah Asadollahi, Masoumeh Tahmasebi, Abangah Ghobad, Morovat Taherikalani and Asadollahi Parisa