Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3630

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Aristolochic acids in herbal medicine: Public health concerns for consumption and poor regulation of botanical products in Nigeria and West Africa

Okhale S. E.
  • Okhale S. E.
  • Department of Medicinal Plant Research and Traditional Medicine, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, P. M. B. 21, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria.
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Egharevba H. O.
  • Egharevba H. O.
  • Department of Medicinal Plant Research and Traditional Medicine, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, P. M. B. 21, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria.
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Okpara O. J.
  • Okpara O. J.
  • Department of Biochemistry, School of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Pure and Applied Science,Kwara State University, Malete, P. M. B. 1530, Ilorin, Nigeria.
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Ugbabe G. E.
  • Ugbabe G. E.
  • Department of Chemistry, College of Sciences, University of Agriculture, P. M. B. 2373, Makurdi, Nigeria.
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Ibrahim J. A.
  • Ibrahim J. A.
  • Department of Biochemistry, School of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Pure and Applied Science,Kwara State University, Malete, P. M. B. 1530, Ilorin, Nigeria.
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Fatokum O. T.
  • Fatokum O. T.
  • Department of Chemistry, College of Sciences, University of Agriculture, P. M. B. 2373, Makurdi, Nigeria.
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Sulyman A. O.
  • Sulyman A. O.
  • Department of Biochemistry, School of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Pure and Applied Science,Kwara State University, Malete, P. M. B. 1530, Ilorin, Nigeria.
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Igoli J. O.
  • Igoli J. O.
  • Department of Chemistry, College of Sciences, University of Agriculture, P. M. B. 2373, Makurdi, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 18 October 2018
  •  Accepted: 04 November 2018
  •  Published: 10 February 2019

How to cite this article

APA /
Okhale, S. E., Egharevba, H. O., Okpara, O. J., Ugbabe, G. E., Ibrahim, J. A., Fatokum, O. T., Sulyman, A. O., & Igoli, J. O. (2019). Aristolochic acids in herbal medicine: Public health concerns for consumption and poor regulation of botanical products in Nigeria and West Africa. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, 13(3), 55-65.
Chicago /
Okhale S. E., Egharevba H. O., Okpara O. J., Ugbabe G. E., Ibrahim J. A., Fatokum O. T., Sulyman A. O.  and Igoli J. O.  . "Aristolochic acids in herbal medicine: Public health concerns for consumption and poor regulation of botanical products in Nigeria and West Africa." Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 13, no. 3 (2019): 55-65.
MLA /
Okhale S. E., et al. "Aristolochic acids in herbal medicine: Public health concerns for consumption and poor regulation of botanical products in Nigeria and West Africa." Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 13.3 (2019): 55-65.