Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2020

  • Effects of Aegle marmelos (L.) Methanolic Leaf Extracts on Cardiovascular Parameters in Diabetic Rats

    Ravi Babu Birudu, Padmavathi Pamulapati, Manoharan Sathish Kumar

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 77-81
    Received: Sep. 15, 2020
    Accepted: Sep. 27, 2020
    Published: Oct. 07, 2020
    Abstract: Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa is a widely found plant in India as well as in South Asia. For more than several centuries it is being widely used for its medicinal properties. The objective of the study was to evaluate the cardiovascular changes in alloxan induced diabetic rats treated with methanolic leaf extracts of Aegle marmelos. 5 treatment groups... Show More
  • In Vivo Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Effects of Balanites aegyptiaca (L) Del (Balanitaceae) Galls and Leaves

    Nâg-Tiero Roland Meda, Samson Guenne, Kaba Mariama Combassere-Cherif, Alina Elena Pârvu, Tiperciuc Brânduşa, Anicet Georges Ouedraogo

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 82-86
    Received: Oct. 31, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 13, 2020
    Published: Nov. 23, 2020
    Abstract: Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Del. (Balanitaceae), a tropical plant is well known for its widespread uses in Burkina Faso traditional medicine. The present study aims to evaluate the anti-inflammatory effect of B. aegyptiaca trough the turpentine-induced inflammation. The aqueous acetone extracts of galls and leaves have been used to test the anti-infl... Show More
  • Antioxidant Protective Effect of Newbouldia laevis on Hepatotoxicity in Alloxan-Induced Diabetes in Rats

    Jane Ngozi Okafor, Ochuko Lucky Erukainure, John Adebayo Ajiboye, Michael Obi Etoamaihe, Ijeoma Lynda Eboagwu, Sunday Oluwaseun Adenekan

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 87-91
    Received: Nov. 25, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 11, 2020
    Published: Dec. 22, 2020
    Abstract: Due to some undesirable secondary reaction of synthetic drugs, natural products and plants with medicinal properties are been exploited in controlling and treating many chronic diseases including diabetes. Oxidative stress has a major effects in diabetes and the difficulties associated with it including hepatotoxicity. Newbouldia laevis is a tradit... Show More
  • Phytochemical Investigation and Antimicrobial Activity of Six Plants Used in Children’s Ailments Treatment in Niger

    Mahamane Idi Issa Abdoulahi, Bakasso Sahabi, Alio Sanda Abdelkader, Ilagouma Amadou Tidjani, Yaou Chaïbou, Moctar Chaibou, Adamou Ibrahim Maman Laouali, Kiendrebeogo Martin, Sadou Hassimi

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 92-97
    Received: Dec. 08, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 16, 2020
    Published: Dec. 31, 2020
    Abstract: Resistance phenomena of infectious agents to synthesis drugs and the high cost of these drugs led to medicinal plants as an alternative against infectious disease. The objective of this study is to characterize different classes of secondary metabolites and to test the antibacterial activity of six plants: Bauhinia rufescens Lam, Blepharis linariif... Show More