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 January, 2017; 11(3)

January 2017

The genus Eupatorium L. (Asteraceae): A review of their antimicrobial activity

In recent years, the number of infectious diseases linked to the occurrence of bacterial and fungal resistance has increased, leading to extensive search for new drugs to treat these infections. Species of the Asteraceae family and the genus Eupatorium, have high biological potential and are used in folk medicine to treat various diseases. This review article presents the main phytochemical and biological...

Author(s): Antonio Carlos Nogueira Sobrinho, Selene Maia de Morais, Elnatan Bezerra de Souza and Raquel Oliveira dos Santos Fontenelle

January 2017

Hypoglycaemic effect of fractions and crude methanolic leaf extract of Phyllanthus fraternus in streptozotocin - induced diabetic and normal rats

Treatments of diabetes with available agents come with one or more side effects, hence, the need for continual search of alternative treatment agents from medicinal plants. This study was designed to analyse qualitatively and quantitatively some phytochemicals in methanolic extract in Phyllanthus fraternus and evaluate their hypoglycaemic activity in both diabetic and normal rats. Sixty-six rats were used of which...

Author(s): Nadro, M. S. and Elkanah, G.