Journal of
Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy

  • Abbreviation: J. Pharmacognosy Phytother.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2502
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 234

Table of Content: January-March 2024; 16(1)

March 2024

Effect of seasonal variations on the secondary metabolites and antioxidant activities of Bridelia ferruginea, Lippia multiflora, and Azadirachta indica leaves

The aim of the study was to investigate the effect of the annual seasonal variations in Ghana on the phytochemical composition and antioxidant properties of the leaves of Bridelia ferruginea (BF), Lippia multiflora (LM), and Azadirachta indica (AI). The medicinal plants were collected at the end of each quarter from September 2021 to June 2022, representing four seasons. The phytochemical constituents of the samples...

Author(s): Maxwell Mamfe Sakyiamah, Prince Kyei Baffour, Peter Atta-Adjei, Peter Bolah, Ebenezer Ehun, Christiana Opare, Henry Brew-Daniels and Alfred Ampomah Appiah  

March 2024

Topical wound healing activity of an ointment based hydroethanolic leaf extract of Anogeissus leiocarpus

Anogeissus leiocarpus is a plant used in the local West African pharmacopeia. This study aimed to evaluate the healing properties of the hydro-ethanol extract of its leaves in Wistar rats. A 1.5 cm diameter excision wound model was used. Wistar rats were treated post-excision by the topical application of petroleum jelly alone, also known as 'Vaseline', petroleum jelly supplemented with 3% (ALHE-3%) and 10%...

Author(s): Komlan Tchalla, Yendubé T. Kantati, Yao Hoekou, Pascaline Kindji Kpoyizoun, Pierre Kokou Afankoutche, Mamatchi Melila, Povi Lawson-Evi and Tchadjobo Tchacondo