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 2014; 6(5)

June 2014

Risk of liver damage, reduced serum T3 and TSH, reduced placental and litter birth weights are some of the outcomes of Hybanthus enneaspermus infusion to pregnant rats

Hybanthus enneaspermus is used by traditional birth attendants (TBAs) in southwest Nigeria in antenatal care. We examined the effects of oral administration of aqueous leaf extract of H. enneaspermus (HEaq) on liver weight and assay, maternal-thyroid hormones, foetal growth and litters birth weights in Sprague-Dawley (SD) rats. Twelve pregnant SD rats were used for this study. Control group received distilled water...

Author(s): Awobajo F. O., Iranloye B. O., Olatunji-Bello I. I. and Adegoke O. A.

June 2014

African medicinal plant derived products as therapeutic arsenals against multidrug resistant microorganisms

Infectious diseases due to resistant pathogenic strains are rampant and the burden is worsened by the emergence and spread of microorganisms resistant to cheap and effective first-choice drugs. Medicinal plants could be an alternative solution to this and the aim of the present review is to summarize available evidence and knowledge concerning African medicinal plants used to treat multidrug resistant (MDR) bacteria,...

Author(s): Assob Jules Clement Nguedia and Nsagha Dickson Shey