Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3828

Table of Content: 25 September, 2017; 11(36)

September 2017

Ethno-botanical survey of medicinal plants used for the management of depression by Hausa tribes of Kaduna State, Nigeria

The objective of this study is to conduct an ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in management of depression among Hausa tribes in order to establish an informational data base. An ethnobotanical survey was conducted in December 2015 in Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria. Data were collected based on an oral interview with the aid of semi structured questionnaire. Only data from willing respondents were obtained...

Author(s): Aishatu Shehu, Mohammed Garba Magaji, Jamilu Yau and Abubakar Ahmed

September 2017

Phytochemical standardization of hydroalcoholic extracts of ishpingo, Ocotea quixos (Lam.) Kosterm

Investigations have proved the presence of components such as cinamaldehyde, cinamyl acetate and phenolic compounds in Ocotea quixos, these components have been attributed to antimicrobial disinfectants, antifungal and healing activities. It is important to point out that, to evaluate any biological activity, it is necessary to have standardized extracts to obtain reliable and reproducible results. The present...

Author(s): Tatiana de los Ángeles Mosquera, Michelle Jazmín Parra, Héctor Ivan Flor and Paco Fernando Noriega