Journal of
Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy

  • Abbreviation: J. Pharmacognosy Phytother.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2502
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 229

Table of Content: October-December 2022; 14(3)

November 2022

Bioactive evaluation for wound healing of stem back extracts of Acacia nilotica Linn. (Fabaceae)

Acacia nilotica (Linn) is an important medicinal plant, found in Africa, the Middle East, and the Indian subcontinent as well as in Sokoto State, Nigeria. It has been utilized to treat wounds and intestinal disorders among other uses. It has been estimated that nearly 6 million people suffer from chronic wounds worldwide. Even though several conventional drugs are known to increase healing in different kinds of...

Author(s): Mathias Sylvester Nefai, Abubakar Baba Aminu, Mshelia Halilu Emmanuel, and Malami Ibrahim,  

December 2022

Therapeutic uses of stingless bee honey by traditional medicine practitioners in Baringo County, Kenya

African traditional medicine knowledge, skills and practices have often been passed verbally from the older generation to the younger generation. However, the current traditional medicine practitioners (TMPs) are rapidly aging, while the younger generation is not taking up the practice. Therefore, this study aimed at documenting the therapeutic uses of stingless bee honey among TMPs in Baringo County. Briefly, 91 TMPs...

Author(s): Sabella J. Kiprono, Gladys Mengich, Bartholomew N. Ondigo, Charles Mutai and Sammy Kimoloi  

December 2022

Evaluation of the phenolic content and in vitro antioxidant potential of Bauhinia monandra Kurz (Fabaceae)

This work was carried out to evaluate the total phenolic content and antioxidant potential (2,2-di-phenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl [DPPH] and ferric reducing antioxidant power [FRAP] methods) of Bauhinia monandra through its organs (leaves, stems and roots). The results showed fluctuating contents with a dominance in the leaves of total phytophenols in the crude hydromethanolic and selective AcOEt extracts (57.344 ±...

Author(s): Aicha CHERIF-SOUMAHORO, Christelle Chantal N’GAMAN-KOUASSI, Janat Akhanovna MAMYRBEKOVA-BEKRO, Jean-Luc PIRAT, David VIRIEUX and Yves-Alain BEKRO