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 2012; 4(3)

April 2012

Phytochemical and analgesic evaluation of Mondia whytei (hook.f) root

Mondia whytei is a forest floor plant that belongs to Asclepidaceae family. The roots are widely used in African traditional medicine to treat various diseases and conditions that include pain, swelling, postpartum hemorrhage, diabetes mellitus among many other claims. Phytochemical tests were carried out to determine the different chemical constituents of the root skeels of M. whytei. Analgesic...

Author(s): GITHINJI, C. G., P. M. MBUGUA, T. I. KANUI  AND D. K. KARIUKI

April 2012

Studies on the effects of the methanol extract of Struchium sparganophora (L.) Ktze (Asteraceae) on the rat uterus

Struchium sparganophora (L.) Ktze (Asteraceae) is one of the vegetables equally consumed for medicinal purposes in the South Western part of Nigeria where it is used to treat a range of infections. The ethnomedical claimed use of the plant as an abortifacient crude drug was investigated on diethylstilboestrol treated rats. The methanol extract and its aqueous, and chloroform fractions were tested at the...

Author(s): B. A. Ayinde, O. J. Owolabi and A. Okoh