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: November 2013; 5(11)

November 2013

In vivo and in vitro antibacterial activities of Momordica charantia on Salmonella typhi and its effect on liver function in typhoid-infected rats

Typhoid fever is a disease prevalent in the tropics. In spite of the availability of various therapies, treatment of patients with the disease has been quite challenging in the face of resistance to drugs used. Momordica charantia has been used locally to treat typhoid. This study investigated the antimicrobial potency of methanolic extract of M. charantia leaves on Salmonella typhi in male albino rats (Sprague dawley)...

Author(s): Adeyi, A. O., Jinadu, A. M., Arojojoye, O. A., Alao, O. O., Ighodaro, O. M. and Adeyi, O. E.

November 2013

Hepatoprotective effects of natural Calculus Bovis against diethylnitrosamine induced hepatic injury in rats

Natural Calculus Bovis (NCB) is an important Chinese medical material commonly referred to as pigment gallstones of cows, which has been applied in many effective traditionally preparations of Chinese medicine for many years. The purpose of the study was to investigate effects of NCB on diethylnitrosamine induced hepatic injury in rats. Hepatoprotective and antioxidant effect of NCB on liver injury were also analyzed....

Author(s): Tien-Chun Wan, Chih-Ming Chen and Liang-Chuan Lin