Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2017

  • Antibacterial and Wound Healing Potential of Ethanolic Extract of Zingiber Officinale in Albino Rats

    Aisha Hassan Balla Mohamed, Amira Altom Fawzi Osman

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: Nov. 25, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 03, 2017
    Published: Jan. 24, 2017
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    Abstract: Medicinal plants are used in a wide range in Sudan to treat several diseases, Zingiber officinale Roscoe is one of the plants that are central to the lives of traditional societies in Africa it has been reported as traditional folkloric medicine, the plant roots are used in some parts in Sudan for wound healing, this study aimed to assess the antib... Show More
  • The Effect of ethanol Psidium Guava leaf extract on KCl Induced Contracted Aortic tissues of Guinea Pigs

    Abayneh Elias, Daniel Seifu, Frank Ashall, Tesfaye Tolessa

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 7-11
    Received: Jan. 02, 2017
    Accepted: Jan. 17, 2017
    Published: Feb. 16, 2017
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    Abstract: Hypertension is elevation of systolic blood pressure greater than or equal to 140 mm Hg and/or diastolic blood pressure greater than or equal to 90 mm Hg. It affects 1 billion people and accounts for approximately 7.1 million deaths annually. It is significant risk factor for cardiovascular disorders. Some medicinal plants are traditionally used to... Show More
  • Triterpenes and Coumaroyltyramide from Ochthocosmus Africanus

    Raissa Viviane Tala Sipowo, Blandine Marlyse Wache Ouahouo, Hermine Laure Djomkam Maza, Hayato Ishikawa, Hiroshi Nishino, Pierre Mkounga, Augustin Ephrem Nkengfack

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 12-16
    Received: Jan. 25, 2017
    Accepted: Feb. 08, 2017
    Published: Mar. 01, 2017
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    Abstract: Chemical investigation of the stem bark of Ochthocosmus africanus resulted in the isolation of one new triterpene, ochtofridelane (1) along with four known compounds including stigmasterol (2), N-p-trans-coumaroyltyramine (3) and taraxerol (4), the structure of these compounds was established by analysis of their spectra and by comparison of their ... Show More
  • Protective Effect of Eucalyptus Oil Against Pulmonary Destruction and Inflammation in COPD Rats

    Lin Wang, Jianbo Sun, Wanzhong Li, Yanna Lv, Weiwei Shi, Chunzhen Zhao

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 17-22
    Received: Jan. 23, 2017
    Accepted: Feb. 13, 2017
    Published: Mar. 01, 2017
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    Abstract: Eucalyptus oil (EO), an essential oil isolated from Eucalyptus leaves, was examined for its effect on LPS and Klebsiella pneumoniae - induced COPD in rats. The COPD model was induced by instilling intratracheally with LPS and Klebsiella pneumoniae (K. P). The test compound, EO (30, 100 and 300 mg/kg), Prednisone Acetate (10 mg/kg) or vehicle was in... Show More