Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2019

  • Phyllanthus emblica Linn. (Amla) - A Natural Gift to Humans: An Overview

    Fairuz Fatema Priya, Mohammad Sayful Islam

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: Aug. 16, 2018
    Accepted: Oct. 18, 2018
    Published: Feb. 15, 2019
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    Abstract: Medicinal plants are the precious gift of nature which plays vital role in healthcare system of developing nation and potent source of medicament to heal various diseases in the world. It plays a vital role to preserve our health. Medicinal plants are believed to be much safer. These days, the use of herbal products has become the foremost option f... Show More
  • Phenethyl Isothiocyanate Inhibits Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Cell Growth and Invasion

    Chenggang Mao, Xiaochun Zhou, Yidao Jiang, Lijia Wan, Zezhang Tao

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 10-16
    Received: Jan. 04, 2019
    Accepted: Jan. 23, 2019
    Published: Feb. 15, 2019
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    Abstract: The dietary compound phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC), is an active component of cruciferous vegetables and markedly inhibits the growth of a variety of tumors. However, its role in human nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is obscure. The aim of the present study was to elucidate the possible mechanisms whereby PEITC exhibited anticancer properties in ... Show More
  • Phytochemical Analysis of Telfaria Occidentals and Ocimum Gratissimum Samples Collected from Gwarimpa Abuja Nigeria

    Abdulrasheed Hadiza Haruna, Mohammed Mairo, Mariya Akilu

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 17-21
    Received: Jan. 22, 2019
    Accepted: Mar. 05, 2019
    Published: Mar. 21, 2019
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    Abstract: This study aims at determining the presence of phytochemical constituents in Telfaria occidentalis and Ocimum gratissimum collected from a location in Abuja, FCT. Standard laboratory procedures were employed to achieve the set objectives. To ascertain the phytochemical components responsible for the ethno medicinal properties, a qualitative and qua... Show More