Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3753

Table of Content: 3 April, 2014; 8(13)

April 2014

Effect of adenine sulphate on in vitro mass propagation of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni

Stevia rebaudiana, a medicinal plant normally used as a natural herbal sweetener, has documented properties of antimicrobial, antihypertensive and anti-hyperglycemic and hence a boon to diabetic people. An efficient protocol has been developed for the in vitro plant regeneration established from nodal explants of stevia. Best shoot proliferation was observed when nodal explants were inoculated on Murashige and Skoog...

Author(s): Mohd. Kamran Khan, Pragati Misra, Taru Sharma, P. K. Shukla and P. W. Ramteke

April 2014

Aqueous leaves extract of Artemisia campestris inhibition of the scorpion venom induced hypertension

The boiled leaves of Artemisia campestris (Asteraceae) was used as a folk-medicine against ophidian and scorpion envenoming in rural and nomad populations, but its bona fide mechanisms are still unknown. In this report, the effect of the aqueous dry leaves’ extract of this plant on hemodynamic variations induced by Buthus occitanus tunetanus venom was assayed in pregnant and non pregnant rats. Our results showed...

Author(s): Ben Nasr Hamed, Hammami T. Serria, Mahmoudi Lobna and Zeghal Khaled

April 2014

Acceleration of wound healing activity by Polygonatum odoratum leaf extract in rats

Polygonatum odoratum is an important herbal medicine that is used in folk medicine for the treatment of various elements and its components are reported to have various biological effects. This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of topical application of ethanol leaf extract of this plant on the rate of wound healing closure and histology of healed wound. Four groups of male Sprague Dawley rats, all were...

Author(s): Fathi Farag Mughrabi, Harita Hashim, Mahmood A. A., Suzy S. M., Salmah I., Zahra A. A. and KamaL K.