Journal of
Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy

  • Abbreviation: J. Pharmacognosy Phytother.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2502
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 201

Table of Content: June 2013; 5(6)

June 2013

In silico docking analysis of constituents of Zingiber officinale as antidepressant

Depression is among the leading causes of disability worldwide and its global burden seems to further increase in the future. In the present study, in silico approach was used to assess the use of constituents of Zingiber officinale as potential agents that could act as antidepressant agents. Docking studies of Gingerol and Shogoal were carried out using Argus lab 4.0.1. Analysis of the results of...

Author(s): Sibi P. Ittiyavirah and Meera Paul

June 2013

Evaluation of analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory effects of methanol extract of traditional herbal medicine using rodents

The analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory effects of methanol extract of botanical medicine prepared by taking equal amounts of dried stems of Tinospora cordifolia Willd, fruits of Emblica officinalis Gaertn and rhizomes of Cyperus rotundus Linn were evaluated using standard methods. These botanicals have been traditionally used in Indian system of medicine for treatment of fever,...

Author(s): Mradu Gupta, Dalia Banerjee and Arup Mukherjee

June 2013

Endocrinological and metabolic effects of a polyherbal decoction of five Nigerian folkloric herbs on haloperidol induced hyperprolactinemia

Hyperprolactinemia is a major cause of infertility, and herbal remedies have been employed locally for treatment. This study was therefore designed to investigate the effects of a poly herbal mixture consisting of Bambusa vulgaris, Momordica charantia, Rauwolfia vomitoria, Ficus sur, and Clerodendrum capitatum on the reproductive hormones and metabolic parameters of haloperidol-induced...

Author(s): Samuel, T. A., Okonkwo, C. L., Ezeazuka, S. K. and Ekpoiba, A. J.