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 December, 2014; 8(47)

December 2014

Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities of Lantana radula Swartz and its phenylethanoid glycosides

Many species from the genus Lantana (Verbenaceae) have been used in traditional medicine, and their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities demonstrated. Lantana radula Swartz has been reported to be rich in phenylethanoid glycosides, which have various biological properties. In order to evaluate the actions of this plant, studies were performed on anti-inflammatory activity of the aqueous phase resulting from the...

Author(s): Marconi Rego Barros-Junior, Renata Ribeiro Marinho, Jandson de Souza Santos, Cliomar Alves dos Santos, José Guedes de Sena-Filho, Roberta Pereira Miranda Fernandes and Sara Maria Thomazzi

December 2014

Ethnobotanical survey of some threatened medicinal plants of Kashmir Himalaya, India

An ethnobotanical study was conducted from March, 2011 to October, 2012 to enumerate the diversity of traditionally used threatened medicinal plants in biodiversity rich temperate Himalayan ranges of Bandipora district, Kashmir, India. Ethnomedicinal data was gathered using semi-structured interviews, focus group discussions and walk-in-the-woods with local knowledgeable elders, tribals (Gujjars and Bakkerwals) and...

Author(s): Parvaiz Ahmad Lone, Ajay Kumar Bhardwaj, Kunwar Wajahat Shah and Suraya Tabasum

December 2014

Inclusion of courses on phytotherapy in undergraduate curriculum of health-related courses

Since 2006, complementary therapies, including phytotherapy, have been offered to patients in Brazil through the public health system. This indicates that health-care professionals, mainly those responsible for prescribing medications, should be prepared to provide the best information to their patients. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the inclusion of courses on phytotherapy in the undergraduate curricula of...

Author(s): Benilson Beloti Barreto and Dâmaris Silveira