Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2023

  • Gastroprotective Activity and Potential Mechanism of the Stem Bark of Boswellia dalzielii on Gastric Ulcer in Rat

    Gustave Lebeau Ndji Otto, Adjia Hamadjida, Joel Hermann Taguemkam Sando, Loraine Sandrine Wega Youdom, Ludice Isabelle Golda Djouana Malefaa, Amang André Perfusion, Désirée Sandrine Essama Mbida, Jean Pierre Kilekoung Mingoas, Ernestine Nkwengoua Zodengoumba, Tan Paul Vernyuy

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 33-39
    Received: Jan. 19, 2023
    Accepted: Feb. 14, 2023
    Published: Apr. 11, 2023
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    Abstract: Gastric ulcer (GU) is the most common health concern that occurs due to alcohol consumption, smoking and physiological stress. Boswelia dalzielii (BD) is traditionally used to treat many diseases including gastric ulcers. This study aims to investigate the gastroprotective activity of Boswelia dalzielii. The cytoprotective property of Boswelia dalz... Show More
  • Anti-Anemic Potential of a Herbal Recipe Against Phenylhydrazine-Induced Anemia in Rats

    Tatiana Kangah Mireille Kple, Joel Akakpo-Akue, Konan Armand Marcelin Kouassi, Sitapha Ouattara, Gbe Kouakou N’Dri Ange Konan, Diane Koulai, Larissa Adjoua Kouadio, Chiaye Claire Antoinette Yapo-Crezoit, Adou Koffi Mattieu Kra, Allico Joseph Djaman

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 40-48
    Received: Mar. 08, 2023
    Accepted: Apr. 06, 2023
    Published: Apr. 27, 2023
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    Abstract: Anemia is characterized by an abnormal decrease in the level of hemoglobin or the number of red blood cells in the blood. It is a public health problem that mainly affects pregnant women and young children. In the present study, the objective was to evaluated the anti-anemic potential of a recipe composed of three medicinal plants, Xylopia aethiopi... Show More
  • Antidiabetic, Toxicity Studies and Phytochemical Profile of Hedranthera barteri (Hook. f.) Pichon

    Marcus Durojaye Ayoola, Kingsley Onyekachi Ngwu, Oluwaseun Alimot Kareem, Khadijah Adewunmi, Oluwabusayo Emmanuel Kasumu, Akintunde Samuel Odediran, Farouk Adedeji Oladoja, Katherine Olabanjo Olufolabo, Adediwura Fred-Jaiyesimi

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 49-59
    Received: Apr. 23, 2023
    Accepted: May 17, 2023
    Published: Jun. 29, 2023
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    Abstract: Objective: This work investigated the antihyperglycaemic activities, safety and chemical composition of Hedranthera barteri (Hook. f.) Pichon (Apocynaceae) methanol leaf extract aimed at establishing its antidiabetic folkloric usage. Methods: Acute and sub acute toxicity tests of the plant extract were assessed with a modified OECD test guidelines.... Show More