Journal of
Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy

  • Abbreviation: J. Pharmacognosy Phytother.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2502
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 211

Table of Content: April 2011; 3(3)

April 2011

Phytochemicals and acute toxicity of Moringa oleifera roots in mice

The phytochemicals used by plants to protect themselves against predators in Moringa oleifera roots were  qualitatively identified in the aqueous and ethanol extracts. Its acute toxicity in 24 h was evaluated in Swiss  albino mice. M. oleifera, a native plant of the sub-Himalayan tracts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and  Afghanistan is used in folk medicine. It is claimed to have nutritional,...

Author(s): J. N. Kasolo, G. S. Bimenya, L. Ojok and J. W. Ogwal-okeng

  • Article Number: 53E358D4995

April 2011

Antimicrobial, antioxidant and in vitro anti-inflammatory activity of ethanol extract and active phytochemical screening of Wedelia trilobata (L.) Hitchc.

Ethanol extract of leaf, stem and flower of Wedelia trilobata was assessed for its antimicrobial,  antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity and phytochemical screening. Total phenolic content was  assessed using Folin-Ciocalteu’s method. The antioxidant activity was determined by measuring the  scavenging activity of DPPH radical and FRAP assay. The antimicrobial efficacy was...

Author(s): Govindappa M., Naga Sravya S., Poojashri M. N., Sadananda T. S. and Chandrappa C.P.

  • Article Number: D6035545006