Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3799

Table of Content: 25 November, 2014; 8(44)

November 2014

Oral Ricinus communis oil exposure at different stages of pregnancy impaired hormonal, lipids profile and histopathology of reproductive organs in Wistar rats

Ricinus communis oil (RCO) has been used and shown to possess laxative, contraceptive, labour inducing, cosmetics and estrogenic capabilities. Despite these, there is paucity of studies on the effects of maternal RCO exposure at different stages of pregnancy. This study investigated effects of RCO exposure on maternal biochemical, hormonal and histopathology of reproductive organs. RCO was prepared by cold extraction...

Author(s): Shakiru Ademola Salami and Yinusa Raji

November 2014

Effect of different concentrations of plant growth regulators on micropropagation of Lantana camara

Lantana camara is a plant with numerous medicinal properties and belongs to Verbenaceae family. Too few studies on micropropagation of this plant exist in the literature. This study was designed and conducted to investigate the effective factors on in vitro shoot proliferation of L. camara. This experiment was conducted in Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran. In this study, nodal segments of L. camara were...

Author(s): Ehsan Naderi Samani, Zohreh Jabbarzadeh, Syrus Ghobadi and Marzieh Motamedi