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 September, 2014; 8(36)

September 2014

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi increase gallic acid production in leaves of field grown Libidibia ferrea (Mart. ex Tul.) L. P. Queiroz

Because arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) has been shown to induce concentration increases of pharmaceutically useful phytochemicals in some Brazilian semi-arid native plants, the current study examined whether mycorrhizal inoculation increased the production of bioactive compounds, especially gallic acid, in field grown Libidibia ferrea (Mart. ex Tul.) L. P. Queiroz plants. Seedlings were inoculated with...

Author(s): Francineyde A. Silva, Magda R. A. Ferreira, Luiz A. L. Soares, Everardo V. S. B. Sampaio, Fábio S. B. Silva and Leonor C. Maia

September 2014

Antimicrobial properties of Sacrocephalus latifolius (Sm.) Bruce

Sacrocephalus latifolius (Sm.) Bruce (Rubiaceae) formerly known as Nauclea latifolia (Sm.), is a highly valued medicinal plant used in ethnomedicine in the treatment of various infectious diseases due to  its insecticidal and antiparasitic properties. The proximate, mineral composition and antimicrobial properties of the leaves were  analyzed with a view to evaluate its nutritional and medicinal potentials....

Author(s): G. A. Shittu and Mercy E. Ephraim