Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3830

Table of Content: 25 July, 2017; 11(28)

July 2017

Chemical constituents isolated from extracts of Annona vepretorum Mart. (Annonaceae) leaves

Annona vepretorum Mart. is a medicinal plant endemic to Brazil, popularly known as "araticum", “bruteira” and “pinha da Caatinga”. In this study, the chemical composition of different leaf extracts obtained from this species was evaluated. Chemical compounds were isolated by silica gel column chromatography, resulting in a mixture of steroids (β-sitosterol and stigmasterol) and a...

Author(s): Camila de S. Araújo, Ana P. de Oliveira, Raimundo G. de Oliveira-Junior, José A. de Siqueira-Filho, Raimundo Braz-Filho, Josean F. Tavares, Vicente C. de O. Costa, Edigênia C. da C. Araújo, Emmanoel V. Costa and Jackson R. G. da S. Almeida

July 2017

Ethnobotanical value of medicinal plant diversity in Cheha district, Guraghe zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples (SNNPR) of Ethiopia

This study aimed to document information on the use, conservation and threats to medicinal plants in Cheha district, Guraghe Zone, Southern Ethiopia. Thirty informants were randomly selected from four kebeles. Of which, 10 key informants were selected purposively by criteria of age, gender and indigenous knowledge. Ethnobotanical data was collected through semi-structured interview, guided field observation and group...

Author(s): Behailu Bizuayehu and Temesgen Assefa