Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2020

  • Acute Anticonvulsant Effect and Toxicity of Senna tora Leaves Extracts in Seizure Test in Mice

    Katoucha Sidoine Zouakeu Ngatcha, Elisabeth Ngo Bum, Ur Rehman Nisar, Nicolas Yanou Njintang

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 1-10
    Received: Dec. 15, 2019
    Accepted: Jan. 07, 2020
    Published: Jan. 16, 2020
    Abstract: Senna tora leaves are used as traditional medicine in Africa for the treatment of many disorders. In Cameroon, the leaves of this plant are used for the treatment of convulsions and malaria. No work has been interested on the anticonvulsant activity and toxicity of Senna tora as affected by solvent extraction. This study has the objective to evalua... Show More
  • Formulation and Evaluation of Herbal Ultrasound Gel for Ultrasonography

    Ferdoushi Jahan, Md. Abdul Momen, Afroza Akter Happy, Md. Hemayet Hossain, Md. Ahedul Akbor, Sharmin Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 11-15
    Received: Dec. 12, 2019
    Accepted: Jan. 02, 2020
    Published: Jan. 21, 2020
    Abstract: This research paper provides the formulation idea of herbal ultrasound gel that is of good quality. In this formulation some available chemicals and natural ingredient were used which has no harmful effect to human skin. Chemicals that used were poly acrylic acid, sodium benzoate, glycerine, food grade color, tri-ethanolamine and natural ingredient... Show More
  • Phytic Acid- an AntiNutrient Nutraceutical in Ethnic Vegetables Growing Wildly in Tribal Regions of Bangladesh

    Amena Begum, Mahbuba Kawser, Samia Sams, Parveen Begum, Maksuda Khatun, Shabnam Mostafa, Muhammad Akhtaruzzaman, Sheikh Nazrul Islam

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 16-21
    Received: Jan. 04, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 16, 2020
    Published: Jan. 31, 2020
    Abstract: Phytate has nutraceutical property and scores of potential health benefits in spite of undesirable anti nutrient property. This article investigated phytic acid content in a wide variety of ethnic vegetables growing wildly in tribal regions of Bangladesh. The study was conducted on thirty four rare ethnic vegetables comprising 26 leafy and 8 non-le... Show More
  • In vitro Anthelmintic Activities of Extracts and Fractions of Cosmos sulphureus Cav, Against Onchocerca ochengi

    Elodie Mimi Megnigueu, Noël Jean Nyemb, Ngwafu Nancy Ngwasiri, Adeline Sabine Yadang Fanta, Francis Nveikoueing, Siméon Fogue Kouam, Dieudonné Ndjonka

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 22-30
    Received: Jan. 12, 2020
    Accepted: Feb. 07, 2020
    Published: Apr. 14, 2020
    Abstract: Medicinal plants have been of great importance to many traditional communities for many generations. However, there is need to carry out scientific studies in order to confirm the medicinal properties of many plants used traditionally. Cosmos sulphureus (Asteraceae) used by local communities for the treatment of various diseases has showed antioxid... Show More