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 June 2014; 8(23)

June 2014

Ethnobotanical use of Commiphora swynertonii Burrt. amongst Dorobo people in Tanzania

Dorobo, a sub-ethnic group of Maasai tribe in Tanzania, live in very remote areas without health facilities and hence depends entirely on plant and animal products for food and medicines. This paper describes attitude, beliefs and use of traditional medicines amongst Dorobo people, with a particular prominence to Commiphora swynertonii plant because of the reported extensive use by the Dorobo for treatment of a...

Author(s): Willbrord Maddo Kalala, Joseph Jangu Magadula and Robinson Hammerthon Mdegela

June 2014

Successive variation in phytosociological aspects and threat categorization of Picrorhiza kurroa Royle ex Benth. in Kumaun Himalaya of Uttarakhand

The present work is a part of a three years extensive study to observe the annual changes in phyto-sociological characters of Picrorhiza kurroa Royle ex Benth. (Family- Scrophulariaceae) in high altitudinal regions of Kumaun Himalaya, Uttarakhand. The work was undertaken with the objective of observing the annual variation in relative values of frequency, density, abundance and importance value Index (IVI) of the plant...

Author(s): Bhatt, D., Kumar, R. , Joshi,  GC., & Tewari,  LM 

June 2014

Ethno botany of some selected Monochlamydeae plant species from the Kashmir Himalaya, India

The strong connecting link between the current loss of medicinal plants/flora and the missing of valuable conventional knowledge associated with the plants suggests a need to conduct ethno-botanical research and to document the medicinal plants and the associated traditional knowledge. Importance of medicinal plants in the traditional health care has now assumed more importance. However, information on the uses of...

Author(s): Umar Farooq, Ghulam Abaas, M. I. S. Saggoo and M. A. Dar

June 2014

Research on herbal combinations of traditional Chinese medicine for chronic gastritis based on network biology

Herbal combinations are important for traditional Chinese medicine physicians to treat diseases. Based on Professor GAO Zhongying’s medical records, combination laws are explored in order to study and inherit Professor GAO’s academic thoughts and improve the level of clinical treatment from multiple perspectives in treating chronic gastritis. Based on an entropy clustering method of complex systems,...

Author(s): Peng Lu#, Qingqiong Deng#, Chenghe Shi#, Yibao Gao, Jianqiang Yi, Mingquan Zhou, Yiping Yang and Yuhao Zhao