Journal of
Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy

  • Abbreviation: J. Pharmacognosy Phytother.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2502
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 225

Table of Content: July-September 2021; 13(3)

August 2021

Medicinal plant-derived compounds as potential phytotherapy forCOVID-19: Future perspectives

Currently, the human being faces a contagious virus called SARS-CoV-2 with a high transmission ability, infection, and a relatively high mortality rate, especially for the elderly. All research interest is directed to finding a drug or vaccine to save millions of people’s lives; some have succeeded and applied now in some countries. Medicinal plants represent a green treasure that renders plentiful primary and...

Author(s): Salama M. El-Darier, Suzan A. Rashed, Ayat Fayez, Sarah S. Hassanein, Muhammed R. Sharaby, Noran M. Tawfik, Heba Mansour,  and Mohamed Adel,

September 2021

Laurus nobilis leaves extract protects against high fat diet-induced type 2 Diabetes in rats

Laurus nobilis, commonly known as bay, is used in folk medicine as a remedy for many ailments. The present study investigates the protective effect of L. nobilis leaves extract against high fat diet-induced type 2 diabetes in rats. Animals were divided into group 1 (control), groups 2, 3, and 4 (bay leaves aqueous (AQ) extracts; 50, 100, and 250 mg/kg of body weight, respectively), and groups 5, 6, and 7 (bay leaves...

Author(s): Costantine F. Daher, Robin I. Taleb, Mohamad A. Mroueh, Bilal Nehmeh, Hachem Araji, Rawan H. Chakas, Aimee M. Daccache, Kamar H. Eid, Maria K. El Khoury, Pamela F. El Hayek, Hala T. Faddoul, Elio Junior Feghali, Ahmad G. Ghanem, Tony P. Haydar, Abir R. Jammoul, Sula H. Nasra, Nouhad Saade, Donna G. Tahan, Joey C. Daher, Esther Tannoury and Wassim N. Shebaby