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: January 2018; 10(1)

January 2018

Amelioration potentials of Vernonia calvaona ethanol leaf extract in paracetamol-treated rats

Paracetamol toxicity due to overdose amongst people living in the developing countries has been on the increase. This study investigated the amelioration potentials of Vernonia calvaona ethanol leaf extract in paracetamol-treated rats. Thirty five Wistar rats were divided into five groups of seven rats each. Hepatic damage was induced by administering 2 g/kg b.wt of paracetamol p.o for four day to all the groups except...

Author(s): Eyong Ubana Eyong, Godwin Eneji Egbung and Victor Ndubuisi Ndiodimma

January 2018

Chemical composition and in vitro investigation of biological activities of Hemizygia bracteosa (Benth.) Briq leaves

Hemizygia bracteosa (Benth.) Briq (Lamiaceae) is used in the treatment of mental disease, memory loss, HIV, malaria and had antimicrobial and hypoglycemic properties. To the authors’ knowledge, no scientific study has been done on these properties except antimicrobial and hypoglycemic properties. The phytochemical investigation focused on the quantification of phenolic compounds, flavonoids, tannins, anthocyanins...

Author(s): Marthe Dominique Chodaton Zinsou, Fidèle M. Assogba, Fernand Gbaguidi and Mansourou Moudachirou