Journal of
Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy

  • Abbreviation: J. Pharmacognosy Phytother.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2502
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 224

Table of Content: January, 2014; 6(1)

January 2014

Antitrypanosomal activity of Aristolochia ringens against Trypanosoma congolense infection in mice

The methanolic extract of Aristolochia ringens whole plant, commonly used in the traditional treatment of various diseases in humans and animal by some phytotherapist in Nigeria, was evaluated for anti-trypanosomal efficacy in mice infected with Trypanosoma congolense. Following three days dose intra-peritoneal administration, the extract produced anti-trypanosomal effect at the three dosage levels of the four tested...

Author(s): Osho, I. B. and Lajide L.

January 2014

Antidiabetic potential of liquid-liquid partition fractions of ethanolic seed extract of Corchorus olitorious

The Corchorus olitorius seeds were pulverized (grounded) to powder. The powdered seed (200 g) was extracted with 500 ml of ethanol (99.9%) within a period of 24 h and the procedure repeated 3 times using the same powdered extract. Extraction and fractionation were carried out with some modification in the choice of primary solvent (water) and partitioning (separating) solvents (hexane, chloroform, ethyl acetate and...

Author(s): Maxwell Osaronowen Egua, Emmanuel Udo Etuk, Shaibu Oricha Bello and Sanusi Wara Hassan