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: November 2010; 2(7)

November 2010

In vitro assessments of antibacterial potential of Commiphora wightii (Arn.) Bhandari. gum extract

The potential antibacterial efficacy of guggul gum was checked against six gram-positive and four Gram-negative bacterial strains. The antibacterial activity was assessed by agar well diffusion and two fold serial broth dilution methods. Gram-positive bacterial strains were found to be the most susceptible organisms compare to gram-negative towards guggul gum extract once. The minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC)...

Author(s): Kalpesh B. Ishnava, Yogesh N. Mahida and J. S. S. Mohan

  • Article Number: 886D0191528

November 2010

Analyses of antisickling potency of Carica papaya dried leaf extract and fractions

Carica papaya dried leaves have been indicated in sickle cell anemia management by local indigenous folk and in recent scientific research. In this research, dried C. papaya leaves were extracted using the soxhlet extraction method with 5 different solvents to give five different fractions namely hexane, chloroform, ethyl acetate, butanol and water. This research examined the crude extract and the various...

Author(s): Ngozi Awa Imaga and Olusegun A. Adepoju

  • Article Number: 12D29D71543