Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3834

Table of Content: February, 2023; 17(2)

February 2023

In-vitro assessment of antibacterial effects of combined crude extracts of S. glaucescens and C. swynnertonii with antibiotics

Currently, there is an upsurge of bacterial resistance in single-drug treatment regimens. This has stimulated a growing interest in research and development of new antibacterial agents containing several ingredients as one of the means to combat bacterial resistance. Herb-antibiotic combination therapy is one of the reported effective treatment regimens to combat antimicrobial resistance. This study was aimed to assess...

Author(s): Mary George Ochollah, Faith Philemon Mabiki, Lughano Jeremy Moses Kusiluka, Robinson Hammerthon Mdegela and John Elmerdahl Olsen  

February 2023

Traditional knowledge of plants used against upper respiratory tract affections in the Littoral Region of Cameroon

Traditional medicine is used by people as an alternative to orthodox drugs to treat respiratory infections. The aim of this research was to document traditional recipes used in the treatment of upper respiratory tract infections such as pharyngitis, cold, and sinusitis in peri-urban and rural areas of the Littoral Region of Cameroon. Ethnobotanical surveys were carried out using semi-structured interview model in French...

Author(s): Ngotta Biyon Jacques Bruno, Doumbe Makembe Lea Clémence, Nnanga Jeanne Flore, Mvogo Ottou Patrice Brice, Nguimfack Dongmo Jasmine and Ndongo Din  

February 2023

Evaluation of antibiotic efficacy of Ocimum gratissimum L. essential oil against Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Ocimum gratissimum essential oil (EOGT) has been evaluated for its antibacterial efficacy, and its combinational therapy with antibiotics may enhance the therapeutic efficiency against infection-causing bacteria. Herein, we evaluated the chemical composition of EOGT and its antibiotic efficacy against Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. GC-MS and GC-FID analyzed EOGT. The antibiotic efficacy was determined...

Author(s): Leonardo de Paiva Belo, Flávia Costa de Moraes, Celia Hitomi Yamamoto and Orlando Vieira de Sousa