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: September 2011; 3(8)

September 2011

Mast cell stabilizing activity of Myrica nagi bark

Myrica nagi Hook. (Myricaceae), commonly known as box berry (English), possesses diverse pharmacological activities in animals, little is known about its mast cell stabilizing activity. The present study evaluated the mast cell stabilizing activity of ethyl acetate and aqueous extracts of bark of M. nagi using compound 48/80 and egg albumin induced allergy tests. Adult Wistar albino rats were...

Author(s): Tejas Patel, Chimkode Rajshekar and Rakesh Parmar

  • Article Number: 07C54DA3668

September 2013

Evaluation of phytochemical and pharmacological properties of Mikania cordata (Asteraceae) leaves

The ethanol extract of the dried leaves of Mikania cordata (Family-Asteraceae) was investigated for its possible bioactive chemical groups and antinociceptive, cytotoxic and antibacterial activities in animal models. The extract produced significant writhing inhibition in acetic acid-induced writhing in mice at the oral dose of 125 and 250 mg/kg body weight (p<0.001) comparable to the standard drug...

Author(s): Abdullah Al Nayeem, Amina Khatun, Md. Shafiur Rahman and Mahmudur Rahman

  • Article Number: BA6FBE23688