Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022

  • Pterocarpus soyauxii Taub (Papilionaceae) Aqueous Stem Bark Extract Prevents Dexamethasone-induced Insulin Resistance and Oxidative Stress in Rat

    Marie Claire Tchamadeu, Rosange Yefou Tsangue, Calvin Zangue Bogning, Christian Takoukam Ténézoguang, Patience Emambo, Paul Désiré Djomeni Dzeufiet, Alain Bertrand Dongmo

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 1-12
    Received: Dec. 20, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 17, 2022
    Published: Feb. 16, 2022
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    Abstract: Background: Data on safety degree and anti–type 1 diabetic effects of Pterocarpus soyauxii Taub are known, but not on type 2 diabetes yet. Objective: To evaluate preventive effects of P. soyauxii Taub aqueous stem bark extract on dexamethasone–induced insulin resistance and oxidative stress in rat. Materials and Methods: Glucose-overloaded normal W... Show More
  • Effect of Neem and Tamarind Leaves as Anthelmintic in Cattle

    Atikur Rahaman, Syed Ali Azmal, Shiekh M. A. Matin, Nazmul Haque, Md. Ruhul Amin, Md. Ahsanul Kabir

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 13-15
    Received: Jan. 23, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 09, 2022
    Published: Feb. 16, 2022
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    Abstract: Neem (Azadirachta indica) and Tamarind (Tamarindus indica) leaves are used worldwide for their wide range of medicinal properties like antibacterial, antiprotozoal, hepato-protective and other properties. The present study was conducted to observe the effects of Neem (Azadirachta indica) and Tamarind (Tamarindus indica) leaves as anthelmintics in c... Show More
  • Identification and Documentation of Ethno-veterinary Remedies Used by Afar Pastoralists for the Treatment of Camel Diseases in Ethiopia

    Fekadu Gutema Wegi, Weldegebrial Gebrezgabher Aregawi, Juhar Tesfaye Bekele, Abel Sorsa Gelatu

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 16-23
    Received: Feb. 17, 2022
    Accepted: Mar. 07, 2022
    Published: Mar. 15, 2022
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    Abstract: Background: Ethnoveterinary medicine is a scientific term for traditional animal health care that encompasses knowledge, belief, practice and skill of the community used for curing diseases and maintaining health of animals. A cross-sectional study was conducted using semi-structured questionnaires from September 2016 to August 2017 to gather infor... Show More