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: June, 2023; 17(6)

June 2023

Inhibition and dissolution of calcium oxalate crystals and kidney stones by the extract of Kalanchoe pinnata

Kalanchoe pinnata leaves are used in South Asia as a natural kidney stone treatment. In vitro studies were conducted in supersaturated and artificial urine solutions to evaluate the antiurolithic properties of K. pinnata leaf extract on calcium oxalate monohydrate (COM) and surgically extracted kidney stones. Key organic acids present in the plant extract were also examined in artificial urine to investigate inhibition...

Author(s): Samantha Ranaweera, Shanika Weerasinghe, Fatema Tarannum and Keisha B. Walters  

June 2023

Anti-inflammatory effect of chaya extracts fractions

Patients with Type 2 diabetes often experience chronic inflammation due to the overexpression of NF-kB-regulated pro-inflammatory proteins, such as TNF-alpha, IL-6 and IL-1. Chaya (Cnidoscolus aconitifolius) extracts have been reported to decrease this expression, but fractions of these extracts have not been studied. The present work focused on determining the anti-inflammatory effect of fractions of aqueous extracts...

Author(s): Eduardo Lozano Guzmán, Ashley Stephanie Herrera Godina, Maribel Cervantes Flores, María Guadalupe Nieto Pescador, Adolfo Padilla Mendiola and Ángel Antonio Vértiz Hernández