Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3835

Table of Content: 25 June, 2016; 10(24)

June 2016

Vitamins C and E levels are enhanced by Azadirachta Indica leaves aqueous extract in paracetamol induced hepatoxicity in Wistar rats

Azadirachta indica, used in many parts of the world as herbal medicine, has been reported to be antioxidative and hepatoprotective. This study investigated the effect of leaves aqueous extract of A. indica on plasma levels of vitamins C and E, liver enzymes alanine transaminase (ALT), aspartate transaminase (AST) and alkaline phosphatase (ALP) in Wistar rats with hepatotoxicity. Four groups of twenty Wistar rats each...

Author(s): Emmanuel Ikechukwu Nwobodo, Dennis C. Nwosu, Harrison U. Nwanjo, Augustine C. Ihim, John Kennedy Nnodim, Chinyere I. Nwobodo and Ukamaka C. Edwrad

June 2016

The antimalaria effect of Momordica charantia L. and Mirabilis jalapa leaf extracts using animal model

Momordica charantia L. (Cucurbitaceae) and Mirabilis jalapa L. (Nyctaginaceae) are medicinal plants used extensively in almost all folklore remedies around the world to treat malaria. This experiment investigated the effects of M. charantia L. and M. jalapa L. on malaria in a 4-day suppressive test. Animals received 50, 100, or 200 mg/kg of methanolic extracts orally. M. charantia and M. jalapa methanolic extracts...

Author(s): Akanji Olufunke Christy, Cyril-Olutayo C. Mojisola, Elufioye O.Taiwo and Ogunsusi Omowumi Ola

June 2016

Farmer's knowledge level and training needs toward the production and conservation of medicinal herbal plants in Jordan

The main purpose of the study is to determine farmer's awareness and training needs towards the production of Medicinal and Herbal (M/H) plants in Jordan. A survey questionnaire described the personal characteristics of M/H farmers with sample size population of 209. Results showed the majority of farmers grow thyme, sage, and mint which is a popular M/H plant grown in Jordan. A majority of farmers, 71%, feel that...

Author(s): Laith Moh’d Rousan and Sammar Faiz Al-Uzaizi