Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2023

  • An Overview of Metabolic Syndrome and Cameroonian Natural Agents Use in the Management of Associated Factors

    Fabrice Fabien Dongho Dongmo, Diana Ngo Hagbe, Guileine Linda Dongho Zongning, Suzie Vanissa Nkepndep Touohou, William Djeukeu Asongni, Ghislain Maffo Tazoho, Landry Lienou Lienou, Aymar Rodrigue Fogang Mba, Nicolas Policarpe Nolla, Rebecca Madeleine Ebelle Etame, Rosalie Anne Ngono Ngane, Inocent Gouado

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 100-128
    Received: Aug. 24, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 14, 2023
    Published: Oct. 08, 2023
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    Abstract: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a group of metabolic disorders that include central obesity, hyperglycaemia, dyslipidemia, hypertension and having an increasing risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. Cameroon, is encounting a significant increase in the prevalence and associated factors in recent decades. In fact, the existing literature showed t... Show More
  • Assessing the Efficacy and Safety of African Herbal Medicine for Treatment of Diseases in Tanzania

    Never Zekeya, Khalfan Kiondo, Azizi Msuya, Jafari Kideghesho

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 129-136
    Received: Aug. 27, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 25, 2023
    Published: Oct. 08, 2023
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    Abstract: Herbal medicines play a greater role in prevention and management of both communicable and noncommunicable diseases. However, most communities misuse and abuse traditional medicines when using without revealing their safety and efficacy and sometimes heal by associating with myth. Water concoction of Bersama abyssinica stembark and Ocimum gratissim... Show More
  • Research Article

    Phytochemistry and Antibacterial Activity of Platycerium coronarium (Tanduk Rasa Fern) Leaf Extracts

    Alule Robert*, Isabirye Isaac, Walugembe Joel

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 137-147
    Received: Nov. 05, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 21, 2023
    Published: Nov. 29, 2023
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    Abstract: Medicinal plants have been utilized for centuries and continue to be a global resource for healthcare. They offer a potentially safer and more cost-effective alternative to conventional pharmaceuticals, which can pose health risks and financial burdens, especially in low-income communities. This study investigated the antimicrobial properties of Pl... Show More
  • Research Article

    Cytotoxic Properties on Prostate and Cervical Cancer Cells in Culture of «Acti-plus», a Recipe Based on Medicinal Plants from Burkina Faso

    Marc Donald Wilfried Adico, Bagora Bayala*, Bapio Valérie Elvira Jean Télesphore Bazié, Lassina Traoré, Albert Théophane Yonli, Jacques Simporé

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 148-155
    Received: Nov. 06, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 29, 2023
    Published: Dec. 11, 2023
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    Abstract: Medicinal plants are increasingly emerging as a real alternative that can contribute to the fight against cancer. The purpose of this study was to evaluate in vitro the antiradical, anti-lipoxygenase and cytotoxic properties on cancerous cells in culture of the medicinal recipe «Acti-plus». The extraction of «Acti-plus» was carried out according th... Show More