Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3804

Table of Content: 17 February, 2017; 11(7)

February 2017

Anthelmintic activity of Artemisia annua in sheep-model

Artemisia annua L. is a well-known source of artemisinin, an antimalarial drug. This compound has been used in traditional medicine to treat malaria for many years. The anthelmintic property of A. annua has also been attributed to artemisinin, hence the belief that artemisinin could be useful as an alternative anthelmintic to control Haemonchus contortus in livestock. The present study focused on evaluating the...

Author(s): Ives Charlie da Silva, Pedro Melillo de Magalhães, Ilza Maria de Oliveira Sousa, Mary Ann Foglio, Eduardo Leonardecz, Sérgio Novita Esteves and Ana Carolina de Souza Chagas

February 2017

Mangiferin content, carotenoids, tannins and oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC) values of six mango (Mangifera indica) cultivars from the Colombian Caribbean

Mango is one of the tropical fruits of greater production and consumption in the world, and a rich source of bioactive compounds, with various functional properties such as antioxidant activity. In Colombia, mango’s market is very broad and diverse. However, there are very few studies that determined the content of bioactive secondary metabolites. The objective of this study was to evaluated the content of...

Author(s): Marcela Morales, Santiago Zapata, Tania R. Jaimes, Stephania Rosales, Andrés F. Alzate, Maria Elena Maldonado, Pedro Zamorano and Benjamín A. Rojano