Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2020

  • Seeds of Asparagus schweinfurthii (Liliaceae) Protects Mice from Fatal Murine Experimental Cerebral Malaria

    Foutchou Angèle, Njan Nlôga Alexandre Michel

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 56-64
    Received: Jul. 04, 2020
    Accepted: Jul. 21, 2020
    Published: Aug. 10, 2020
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    Abstract: Most people die in Africa due to plasmodium with lead to complication cases principally in Plasmodium falciparum infection. For unknown reasons, P. falciparum progress to severe malaria resulting in high mortality rate in children mostly in sub-Saharan Africa. Difficulties in severe malaria therapy result in complexity to predict early symptoms and... Show More
  • Phytochemical Screening, Antibacterial Activity and Bioautography of Sorindeia madagascariensis, Mucuna stans, and Albizia harveyi

    Paul Malaba Makoye, Innocent John Daniel, Mourice Nyangabo Mbunde, Nelson Enos Masota, Joseph Sempombe, Veronica Mugoyela

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 65-71
    Received: Jul. 23, 2020
    Accepted: Aug. 04, 2020
    Published: Aug. 18, 2020
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    Abstract: This study investigated the antibacterial activities of crude extracts of three Tanzanian plants; Sorindeia madagascariensis, Mucuna stans and Albizia harveyi, following reports on their ethnomedicinal applications and those of their related species. The reported ethnomedicinal applications of the selected plants include treatment of; tuberculosis,... Show More
  • Comparative Study of the Phytochemistry and Antioxidant Activity of Anacardium occidentale (L.) Leaf and Stem Bark Extracts

    Issiaka Togola, Youssouf Kaya, Nouhoum Diarra, Mamadou Abdoulaye Konare, Adama Denou, Rokia Sanogo

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 72-76
    Received: Aug. 31, 2020
    Accepted: Sep. 15, 2020
    Published: Sep. 23, 2020
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    Abstract: The use of plant roots and stem barks is a common practice in traditional medicine. This practice could lead to the disappearance of some plant species. Anacardium occidentale (L) is a plant whose stem bark is commonly used for the traditional management of diabetes and hypertension in Mali. In the hope of replacing this organ with the leaves, a co... Show More