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: March 2005; 7(3)

March 2015

Phytochemical studies and thin layer chromatography of leaves and flower extracts of Senna siamea lam for possible biomedical applications

Senna siamea is a medium-size, evergreen plant which has been utilized as a source of food, medicine and other agricultural purposes in different communities. However, there is dearth of information in regard to its possible biomedicinal uses, especially in Nigeria. Thus the preliminary phytochemical analysis and thin layer chromatography (TLC) separation was done using methanol, n-hexane and ethyl acetate (1:3:1)...

Author(s): Ismail Adamu Hassan, Idris Abdullahi Nasiru, Amina Muhammed Malut, Ibrahim Abdulkadir S. and Audu Sani Ali

March 2015

Separate and co-administration of Amaranthus spinosus and vitamin C modulates cardiovascular disease risk in high fat diet-fed experimental rats

Report indicates that global death from cardiovascular diseases is more than any other diseases hence research is being intensified to provide scientific data in support of the use of traditional plants for its management. In this study, the efficacy of Amaranthus spinosus on lipid disorder occasioned by dietary regimen supplemented with lard and its role in oxidative stress was compared with vitamin C. Forty adult male...

Author(s): Abayomi S. Faponle, Adeleke Atunnise, Bukunola O. Adegbesan, Olugbenga O. Ogunlabi, Kuburat T. Odufuwa and Emmanuel O. Ajani