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: October, 2022; 16(10)

October 2022

Ethnobotanical survey and phytochemical screening of aqueous extracts from Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr in Mali

Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr is a tree which belongs to Caesalpiniacea family and can reach up 10 m of height, with a horizontal root system. It is confined to the arid regions of West and Central Africa, where it mainly occurs in savannah. The aim of this work is to collate information on the use of Detarium microcarpum in folk medicine by traditional health practitioners and herbalists. Moreover, a...

Author(s): N. Dembele, A. A. Somboro, M. Badiaga, S. Cisse, M. Cisse, I. Togola, P. Nick and N. Traore

October 2022

Ethnobotanical study, phytochemical composition and in vitro antioxidant activity of the methanol extracts of thirty-two medicinal plants from Southern Nigeria

The prevalent disease conditions globally, the detrimental effects, and the resistance of microorganisms to synthetic drugs are really worrisome. Measures to checkmate these situations include researches on the role of medicinal plants in health care delivery. This study is aimed at assessing the antioxidant activities of some medicinal plants normally used for the treatment of various ailments in southern Nigeria and...

Author(s): Ibanga O. Isaac,, Usoro M. Etesin, Elijah J. Nya, Emmanuel J. Ukpong, Ufikairom G. Isotuk and Udo J. Ibok  

October 2022

Aqueous extracts of Lentinula edodes, Pleurotus pulmonarius, and Pleurotus sajor-caju: Antifungal activity and inhibition of exoenzyme production by Candida albicans

This study was aimed at evaluating the effects of aqueous extracts of Lentinula edodes (SHI), Pleurotus pulmonarius (PUL), and Pleurotus sajor-caju (PSC) on the growth of eight yeast species and the exo-enzyme production by Candida species after exposure to the extracts, which were prepared with the cold extraction methodology and tested against yeasts by the broth microdilution method. Proteinase and phospholipase were...

Author(s): Morgana Lüdtke Azevedo, Carolina Lambretch Gonçalves, Alessandro Menna Alves, Caroline Neugebauer Wille, Adriana Etges, Patrícia da Silva Nascente, and Rafael Guerra Lund,