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: 3 May, 2014; 8(17)

May 2014

Angelica gigas Nakai extract ameliorates the effects of cyclophosphamide on immunological and hematopoietic dysfunction in mice

The objective of this study was to develop a treatment for immune and hematopoietic system dysfunction in cancer patients. We induced immunosuppression and hematopoietic dysfunction in mice by injection of cyclophosphamide (CPA) and treated the animals with Korean angelica extract (Angelica gigas Nakai), an oriental medicine. Mice were injected with CPA on days 1 and 3 and were orally administered the indicated...

Author(s): Kap Joo Park, Byung Chul Lee, Jae Seok Lee and Myung Hwan Cho

May 2014

Antifungal metabolite from Muntingia calabura root against early leaf blight of tomato

The aim of the present study is to determine the in vitro antimicrobial activity of various extracts and fractions of Muntingia calabura (Elaeocarpaceae) root against a selected panel of microorganisms. Antifungal activity of different solvent extracts of M. calabura L. root, tested against Alternaria solani, Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. lycopersici, Pythium species, Phytophthora species, Aspergillus niger, Colletotrichum...

Author(s): Ramasamy Rajesh, Nanjundan Jaivel and Ponnusamy Marimuthu

May 2014

Diversity among 20 accession of three germplasm of the medicinal plant, Ocimum (O. gratissimum, O. sanctum and O. basilicum, Lamiaceae)

Ocimum spp, popularly known as Tulsi, has great commercial (food and perfumery industries) and medicinal importance due to antispasmodic, stomachicum, carminative, antimalarial and febrifuge properties. The aroma and flavor in Ocimum spp. is distinct due to the predominant aroma compound eugenol, camphor, citral etc. We used molecular techniques to assess the genetic variability and relatedness of 20 accessions of three...

Author(s): Shanthy Sundaram, Shalini Purwar, Santosh Kumar Singh and Priyanka Dwivedi