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: August 2016; 8(8)

August 2016

Comparative study between effects of ethanol extract of Zingiber officinale and Atorvastatine on lipid profile in rats

Zingiber officinale is known for its cholesterol-lowering and antioxidant properties. The use of traditional medicine reduces the use of drugs with a risk of toxicity. This study aims to assess the effects of ethanol extract of Z. officinale and atorvastatin on lipid parameters in rats fed with high-fat diet. The experiment was carried out on 40 rats during 9 weeks. The animals were divided into 4 groups; group 1...

Author(s): Abdelkrim Berroukche, Abdelkrim Attaoui and Mustafa Loth

August 2016

Essential oil constituents and in vitro antimicrobial activity of the root of Mondia whitei (Hook. F.) Skeels (Periplocaceae)

The composition of the essential oil of the root of Mondia whitei was analysed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC/MS). The agar-well diffusion technique was used for the antimicrobial assay of the oil against nine clinical pathogenic organisms viz. Bacillus cereus, Escherichia coli, Candida albicans, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus mirabilis, Salmonella typhi, Staphylococccus aureus and...

Author(s): Idayat T. Gbadamosi and Sherifat A. Aboaba