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 May, 2014; 8(19)

May 2014

Compounds isolated from Harpalyce brasiliana Benth and their pharmacological properties

Harpalyce brasiliana Benth, known as snakeroot, is one of the most popular herbal medicines against snakebite in South America. A hydroalcoholic solution is traditionally prepared from the roots of H. brasiliana. In the last two decades, understanding the pharmacological properties and the possible medicinal applications of H. brasiliana has increased considerably. H. brasiliana has antivenom activity and...

Author(s): Carla Brugin Marek and Ana Maria Itinose

May 2014

Andiroba oil (Carapa guianensis) on ventral hernia repair

In the Amazon rainforest region, Andiroba oil is an herbal oil that is widely used by the local population to treat several inflammatory diseases. The objective of this study was to test Andiroba oil as a mesh coating or by oral administration in a rat model of excisional abdominal wall defect as an alternative to modulate inflammatory response without impairing the ventral hernia repair. Thirty six animals were...

Author(s): Edson Yuzur Yasojima, Felipe Lobato da Silva Costa, Abdallah de Paula Houat, Renan Kleber Costa Teixeira, Edvaldo Lima Silveira, Marcus Vinicius Henriques Brito and Gaspar de Jesus Lopes Filho

May 2014

DNA damage protecting activity and in vitro antioxidant potential of the methanol extract of Cherry (Prunus avium L)

The characterization of sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.) genetic resources in Turkey may help to increase their use in breeding programmers worldwide, as Turkey is the centre of origin of sweet cherry. In the Malatya region, cherry leaves are gathered in April and May, fresh and dried used for stuffing. Components of cherry trees have been used as traditional herbal remedies for various diseases. These components are...

Author(s): Türkan Kutlu, Kasim Takim, Bircan Çeken and Murat Kizil