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: 25 December, 2017; 11(48)

December 2017

Preference analysis between the use of drugs and plants in pain management in a quilombola community of the state of Ceará, Brazil

The objective of this study was to analyze the context of the management of people from traditional quilombola community, in relation to the use of plant species and allopathic drugs used in treatment of pain. Questionnaires were used to determine the socio-demographic profile and the interview-semi-structured method with participants adopted. The analysis of data was done by statistics for the socio-demographic...

Author(s): Ádamo Xenofonte Brasil, Maysa de Oliveira Barbosa, Izabel Cristina Santiago Lemos, Cícera Norma Fernandes Lima, Gyllyandeson de Araujo Delmondes, Giovana Mendes de Lacerda, Álefe Brito Monteiro, Diógenes de Queiroz Dias, Andressa de Alencar Silva, George Pimentel Fernandes, Roseli Barbosa, Irwin Rose Alencar de Menezes, Henrique Douglas Melo Coutinho, Cícero Francisco Bezerra Felipe, Marta Regina Kerntopf

December 2017

Physicochemical properties and antimicrobial activities of soap formulations containing Senna alata and Eugenia uniflora leaf preparations

Senna alata leaf extract demonstrates antimicrobial properties that promise utility for treatment of topical infections. Its combination with similarly bioactive Eugenia uniflora leaf extract in soap formulation could enhance anti-infective efficacy. The objective of this study was to develop potent antiseptic herbal soap formulations (HSFs) with the combined leaf extracts of the two plants. A soap base having suitable...

Author(s): Ayobami O. Oyedele, Ezekiel O. Akinkunmi, Doyinsola D. Fabiyi and Lara O. Orafidiya