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 November, 2014; 8(43)

November 2014

Inventory of medicinal plants of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic: A mini review

The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) or Laos has a long history in the use of medicinal plants, as well as in the use of traditional medicines. The Government of Laos also supports the use of medicinal plants and traditional medicines in the prevention and treatment of diseases. As a government institution, the Institute of Traditional Medicine (ITM) has carried out surveys and inventories of medicinal...

Author(s): Kongmany Sydara, Mouachanh Xayvue, Onevilay Souliya, Bethany G. Elkington, and Djaja D. Soejarto,

November 2014

Basil leaf area by allometric relations

The leaf area (LA) is a valuable measure to plant physiological studies; therefore, simple models are necessary to its determination, which may be used in many experimental comparisons. In view of the lack of studies about the estimative of basil leaf area, it becomes the objective of this study to propose models that use non-destructive measures of length (L) and/or width (W) of the leaves, to estimate the leaf area of...

Author(s): Jefferson Vieira José, Rafael Dreux Miranda Fernandes, Patricia Angélica Alves Marques, Ana Luíza Lima Ferreira, João Paulo Francisco and Sérgio Nascimento Duarte

November 2014

Ethnobotanical survey and phytochemical analysis of medicinal plants used for the treatment of hyperprolactinemia in Lagos State, Nigeria

Ethnobotanical survey and phytochemical screening of medicinal plants used for the treatment of hyperprolactinemia among women in Lagos State, Nigeria was carried out using oral interviews (without questionnaire) and standard screening procedures. Ethnomedicinal data was gathered from herb sellers, herbal medicine practitioners and elderly people in the rural parts of the state. The collected data included the names of...

Author(s): Olubunmi Josephine Sharaibi, Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe, Anthony Jide Afolayan and David Olaniran Aworinde