Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022

  • Plants and Medicinal Practices in Burkina Faso: The Case of Breast Cancer

    Mindiempo Hyacinthe Thiombiano, Mindièdiba Jean Bangou, Béboila Ouoba, Mamadou Sawadogo, Amandine Lema, Aminata P. Nacoulma, Hermann Yempabou Ouoba, Georges Anicet Ouedraogo

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 46-54
    Received: Jun. 19, 2022
    Accepted: Jul. 06, 2022
    Published: Jul. 13, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jdmp.20220803.11
    Abstract: Plants possess therapeutic properties thanks to the different secondary metabolites that are stored in them and constitute a large reservoir. In front of the recurring problems of breast cancer, an investigation on these medicinal plants could allow the development of new biomolecules which would be an alternative against breast cancer. It is withi... Show More
  • Comparative Study of the Chemical Composition of Three Mango Stem Bark

    Victoria Bennett, Azibaola Kesiye Inengite

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 55-60
    Received: Jun. 12, 2022
    Accepted: Jul. 07, 2022
    Published: Jul. 20, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jdmp.20220803.12
    Abstract: Mango (Mangifera indica) tree is an evergreen domestic plant with immense nutritional and medicinal properties. African mango leaf and root extracts have been reported to have inhibitory activity against several bacteria and fungi. Mango has different species but, this study was focused on the bark of three species (Mangifera indica L., Irvinga gab... Show More
  • Phytochemical Screening, Antimicrobial and Anti-inflammatory Activities of Ethanolic Extracts of the Leaf of Bombax buonopozense P. Beauv. (Bombacaceae)

    Moruf Ademola Yusuf-Babatunde, Lateef Saka Kasim, Thomas Oyebode Idowu

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 61-65
    Received: Aug. 23, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 08, 2022
    Published: Sep. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jdmp.20220803.13
    Abstract: The plant Bombax buonopozense is a large tropical tree that grows up to 40 meters. Scattered in the dry and rain forest, widely distributed in African countries such as Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Liberia, Gabon, and different parts are used for different ailments. The study targets phytochemical screening, antimicrobial and anti-inflamma... Show More