Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2019

  • The Hypoglycaemic and Hypolipidemic Effects of Aqueous Extract of Alkanna strigosa in Alloxan Induced Diabetic Rats

    Kamal Mansi, Mariam Abu-al-basal, Talal Aburjai

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 60-68
    Received: Jun. 23, 2019
    Accepted: Jul. 18, 2019
    Published: Sep. 21, 2019
    Abstract: Many plants have been used for the treatment of diabetes mellitus in Jordanian system of medicine and in other ancient systems of the world. The present study is aimed to evaluate the potential mechanism of antidiabetic action of aqueous extract of Alkanna strigosa aerial part and its hypolipidemic effects in normal and alloxan-induced diabetic rat... Show More
  • Haematopoietic Potential of Jatropha tanjorensis Leaf Extract in Plasmodium berghi-berghi Infected Mice Treated with Hippocratea africana Root Bark Extract

    Jessie Idongesit Ndem, Eno-Obong Ikpeme Bassey, Blessing Obinaju Effiong, Utibe Evans Bassey, Sylvester Daniel Ini

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 69-73
    Received: Aug. 13, 2019
    Accepted: Sep. 05, 2019
    Published: Oct. 12, 2019
    Abstract: The haematopoietic potential of Jatropha tanjorensis leaf extract in Plasmodium berghi-berghi infected mice treated with Hippocratea africana root bark extract was investigated. Thirty (21) adult mice weighing 27 – 33g were divided into seven (7) groups with three (3) animals in each group. Group 1 served as normal control while Groups 2 – 7 were p... Show More