Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3570

Table of Content: 17 July, 2016; 10(27)

July 2016

Cytotoxic effect and antioxidant activity of Andean berry (Vaccinium meridionale Sw) wine

Vaccinium meridonale Sw or Andean berry has antioxidant properties due to its high content of polyphenols, as anthocyanins and phenolic acids. Polyphenols have been associated with the prevention of chronic and cardiovascular diseases. In the last years, alcoholic drinks have been studied for their composition and health benefits. By this, the aim of this research was to obtain three types of alcoholic beverages from...

Author(s): Isabel Cristina Zapata Vahos, Susana Ochoa,  María Elena Maldonado, Arley David Zapata Zapata and Benjamín Rojano

July 2016

Phytochemical screening, total phenolic content and antioxidant activity of some plants from Brazilian flora

The present study evaluated the total phenolic and flavonoid content as well as the antioxidant activity of methanolic leaf extracts of five plants from Brazilian flora: Abarema cochliacarpos, Croton corchoropsis, Myroxylon peruiferum, Stryphnodendron pulcherrimum and Tanaecium cyrtanthum by 2,2’-azino-bis- (3-ethylbenzothiazoline-6-sulfonate) (ABTS), 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) and total antioxidant...

Author(s): João da Rocha Lins Neto, Amanda Dias de Araújo Uchôa, Priscila Andrade de Moura, Clovis Macêdo Bezerra Filho, Juciara Carneiro Gouveia Tenório, Alexandre Gomes da Silva, Rafael Matos Ximenes, Márcia Vanusa da Silva, and Maria Tereza dos Santos Correia,