Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3833

Table of Content: 25 March, 2017; 11(12)

March 2017

Ethnobotanical study of Arruda quilombo community in the State of Ceará, Brazil

The aim of the present study was to investigate the use and storage of medicinal plants in the Arruda quilombo community in the state of Ceará, Brazil. Semi-structured interviews were conducted for the determination of traditional knowledge. The qualitative-quantitative collective subject discourse method was used for the data analysis, focusing the discussion on six categories. The Chi-square test with a 5%...

Author(s): Gilmara Matias de Sousa, George Pimentel Fernandes, Marta Regina Kerntopf, Roseli Barbosa, Izabel Cristina Santiago Lemos, Dailon de Araújo Alves and Dayanne Rakelly de Oliveira

March 2017

Anti-inflammatory activity and modulate oxidative stress of Bucida buceras in lipopolysaccharide-stimulated RAW 264.7 macrophages and Carrageenan-induced acute paw edema in rats

Since oxidative stress is an important mediator that lead or maintain inflammatory processes, the aim of this work is to evaluate the effects of Bucida buceras on inflammatory response in lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-stimulated RAW 264.7 cells and anti-inflammatory effect and redox biomarkers in carrageenan-induced paw edema in rats. B. buceras also known as “black-olive“ belongs to the Combretaceae family and...

Author(s): Simon B. Iloki Assanga, Lidianys M. Lewis Luján, Armida A. Gil-Salido, Claudia L. Lara Espinoza, Daniela Fernandez Angulo, Jose L. Rubio-Pino and René Betancourt Riera