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 February, 2017; 11(8)

February 2017

Effects of lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) on behavioral deficits and memory impairment of rats surviving sepsis

Sepsis has become one of the most frequent causes of mortality in intensive care centres. So far, there is no effective pharmacotherapy that can prevent or improve the neurological consequences and enhance survival. The goal of this study is to investigate the neuroprotective effect of lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) on behavioural dysfunctions produced in sepsis-surviving rats. Adult male rats were subjected to caecal...

Author(s): João Eudes Filho, Dâmaris Silveira, Aluízio Carlos Soares, Fabiana Pirani Carneiro, Melissa Sousa de Assis, Franco Batista Leite, Niraldo Paulino, Greice Maria Souza, Mônica Valero da Silva, Stéphanie Marchiori, Karla Amaral, Nadyelle Targino de Melo, Vania Moraes Ferreira

February 2017

Medicinal plants and herbalist preferences around Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Many people in Uganda, particularly in the rural areas depend on herbal medicine for health care. Although, medicinal plants are collected from different habitats, most of them are collected from the wild. Claims indicate that men use more forest products than women; and that women prefer younger vegetation succession stages as compared to those preferred by men for harvesting medicinal plants. However, there was no...

Author(s): Medius Kyoshabire, Esther Katuura, Anthony B. Cunningham and Robert Hoeft