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Volume 12, February 2019

International Journal of Pharmacology, Phytochemistry and Ethnomedicine

ISSN: 2297-6922


Volume 12

Online since: February 2019

Description: The volume of the International Journal of Pharmacology, Phytochemistry and Ethnomedicine presents the newest scientific outputs concerned with an inventory of plant species whose barks are used for health maintenance and management in the northern part of Nigeria; the evaluation of the efficacy of Melissa officinalis L. extracts in treatment of some skin problems; estimation of the iron chelation activity of the methanolic leaf extract of Phlogacanthus thyrsiflorus Nees on iron-overload induced hepatoxicity in mice.
Additionally, this issue presents the mini-review devoted to the observation of the PPARα receptors in chronic inflammation.


Volume 11

Online since: October 2018

Description: The volume of the International Journal of Pharmacology, Phytochemistry and Ethnomedicine shows the latest investigations dealt with evaluation of the anti-inflammation properties of methanolic leaf extract of Bauhinia monandra; study of the antitumor activities of two ferrocene derivatives as anticancer drugs; documenting the utilization of medicinal plants in ethnoveterinary practices of Koraput, Odisha. There is also presented the review article purposed to consider the new therapeutic possibilities for patients with hemophilia A.


Volume 10

Online since: July 2018


The volume of the International Journal of Pharmacology, Phytochemistry and Ethnomedicine presents the latest investigations dealt with development and validation of a reliable and fast analytical HPTLC Method for the determination of solanesol in Nicotiana tabacum L. collected from different geographical regions of India; evaluation of the possible dose and duration- dependent effects of aqueous Chrysophyllum albidum G.Don roots extract on sperm characteristics and epididymis of adult male Wister rats; estimation of the free radical scavenging activity, antioxidant capacity, essential vitamins and other physicochemical properties of pennywort (Hydrocotyle vulgaris L.) which could be served as basis in developing a biocosmetic antidote for pathological aging as well as comparison of the phytochemical composition and in-vitro radical scavenging activity of ethanolic extracts of Nutraceutical-C24/7 and Landolphia lanceolata (K.Schum.) Pichon fruit.


Volume 9

Online since: April 2018


The present volume of the International Journal of Pharmacology, Phytochemistry and Ethnomedicine includes the latest studies on such topics as investigation into proximate and mineral compositions as well as mineral safety index (MSI) of ten internal organs of African giant pouch rat (Cricetomys gambianus (Waterhouse, 1840); evaluation of the diuretic effect of aqueous extract of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. in Wistar rats; determaination of the antibacterial potential of ethanolic and aqueous extracts of leaf of Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seem. against bacteria isolates from ear infections and also identification of the antimicrobial and cytotoxic properties of stem-bark extracts of Feretia apodanthera Delile and Erythrophleum ivorense A.Chev.


Volume 8

Online since: September 2017


The volume of the International Journal of Pharmacology, Phytochemistry and Ethnomedicine are opened by a review devoted to the compilation of the clinical experience acquired on the relationship between Hodgkin's lymphoma and liver, from the point of view of clinical manifestations, used treatments and clinical evolution.

The rest findings are dealt with evaluation of preliminary phytochemical tests and antioxidant activity of Woodfordia fruticosa Kurz fruits and Gardenia gummifera L.f. leaves; determination of the antimicrobial potentials of ethanol extract of Combretum dolichopentalum against Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella typhi and Streptococcus pneumonia using inhibition of total dehydrogenase activity; assessment of the effects of Dichrocephala integrifolia (Linn.f.) O. Kuntze against D-gal induced oxidative stress, memory impairment and accelerated aging in mice. This volume is finalized by a review concerned with the research and development activities on mosquito repellents of plant origin.


Volume 7

Online since: June 2017


The volume of the International Journal of Pharmacology, Phytochemistry and Ethnomedicine describes the latest scientific investigations concerned with estimation of the effects of fluoxetine alone and in presence of selenium on anxiety, spontaneous motor activity and antidepressant behavior of albino mice as well as assessment of the sedative and antidiarrheal activity of ethanol extract of Commelina appendiculata C.B.Clarke in Swiss albino mice; evaluation of the acute and subchronic oral toxicity of Euphorbia scordifolia Jacq. in mice and rats; carrying out the comparison of the antifungal activity of three Caulerpa species against six human pathogenic yeast and four dermatophytes in order to discover new antifungal metabolites; phytochemical screening of the Common Walnut (Juglans regia L.) leaves as well as biological tests of antioxidant and antimicrobial effects of its aqueous extracts and also identification of the biochemical constitutes and antifungal activity of Psydrax dicoccos (Gaertn) Teys. & Binn. Leaves methanol extracts.


Volume 6

Online since: January 2017


This volume of the International Journal of Pharmacology, Phytochemistry and Ethnomedicine outlines the latest scientific findings dealt with evaluation of the neuropharmacological activities of Wild Indigo (Baptisia australis R.Br.) roots methanol extract; estimation of the antioxidant capabilities of Dennettia tripetala Baker f. fruits in preventing liver and kidney damage in rats influenced by one dose of Carbon tetrachloride; investigation of the content of phenol compounds and flavonoids obtained from “Chemlali” olive leaf (Olea europaea L.) collected in Algeria with following assessment in vitro antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of the phenolic extracts as well as analysis of the amount of phenolic compounds in red currant (Ribes rubrum L.) berries and raspberries (Rubus idaeus L.) by an optimized HPLC method; study of different dietary sources of non-starch polysaccharides impact on growth traits, physiological and immune responses and also gene expression of intestinal GLUT2 in chickens; exploration of the range of physiological parameters in experimental breast cancer induced by intermammary administration of N-Methyl-N-Nitrosourea in Wistar rats; examination of the effects of D-002 (beeswax alcohols) on the esophageal histological changes in rats with duodeno-esophageal reflux esophagitis.

In addition several reviews are delivered in this volume. First mini-review observes the herbicide Atrazine disruptive influence on human metabolism, reproduction, immune system, cell division. The second review is devoted to the standard pharmacological approaches and alternative medicine for prevention of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy. The last mini-review shows recent discoveries of flavonoids and diarylheptanoids for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases


Volume 5

Online since: October 2016


The volume of the International Journal of Pharmacology, Phytochemistry and Ethnomedicine shows the latest scientific researches which are focused on studying the effects of Glycyrrhiza glabra L. (Licorice), Mentha piperita L. (Peppermint) and their blend teas on serum lipids of Wistar rats; determination of the potential anti-secretory and spasmolytic mechanism of Crinum jagus (J. Thomps.) Dandy water/ethanol extract; evaluation of the antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory potentials of methanolic extract of Excoecaria agallocha L. (leaves) in vitro; investigation of D-002 reduces histological features and improves functional outcomes in a rat model of CFA-induced arthritis; examination of antioxidant activity of ethanol extract of propolis collected from different geographical origin in India; exploration of the anti-inflammatory, antinociceptive and antioxidant activities of five new synthesized paratoluene sulphonamide derivatives of amino acids; assessment of antidiabetic and antioxidant activities of Crinum jagus extracts on induced diabetes rats.

Also we would like to present for our readers several reviews. The first of them is developed in order to perform a comprehensive literature´s review about plants used as anti-parasitic either in traditional or popular medicine in Argentina. The second is dealt with the trends attempted in recent years of the making of pancreatic β cells. And the last one is concerned with malnutrition in Bangladesh, where the rate of feasting and underweight both remain still inappropriately high nowadays.


Volume 4

Online since: August 2016


This volume of the International Journal of Pharmacology, Phytochemistry and Ethnomedicine (JPPE) is revealed by the article of the editor-in-chief overviewed the most outstanding advantages of the JPPE. Rest items of this publication show the latest scientific investigations concerned with study of the interaction of lidocaine drug with natural cellulosic fibers; examination of the potential use of a food-dyeing plant Peristrophe bivalvis (L.) Merr. in Northern Vietnam; the physiochemical evaluation of kidney, liver and stomach following pineapple juice injections in normal Wistar rats; qualitative and quantitative determination of the polyphenolic compounds that exist in plants with bioactive potentially; identification of the possible chemosensitizing effects of different doses of indol-3-carbinol on solid Ehrlich carcinoma treated with doxorubicin in mice; description of the specific features of the distribution of Romanian patients with pancreatic neoplasm; assessment of the neuroprotective effects of Methanolic leaf extract of Ficus benghalensis L. against alloxan induced diabetic rats. In conclusion we glad to present our readers a review designed to highlight the chemical constituents and pharmacological potentials of some Nigeria plants used in experimental diabetes.


Volume 3

Online since: June 2016


This volume of the International Journal of Pharmacology, Phytochemistry and Ethnomedicine shows the latest scientific researches concerned with analyses of the hypolipidemic activities of the tea extracts of Moringa oleifera Lam., Glycyrrhiza glabra L. and their blend at different concentrations, using experimental animal model; examination of the antileishmanial potential of Senna spectabilis (DC.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby to reduce the parasitic burden of macrophages infected with Leishmania sp. in vitro; evaluation of anti-inflammatory activity of Chrozophora rottleri (Geiseler) A. Juss. ex Spreng. extracts; determination of the effect of fermentation and germination, and the addition of sweet potato tuber paste on the chemical composition and bioavailability of Zn and Fe in kunu-zaki, a Nigerian traditional beverage; assessment of the phytochemical and antifungal efficacy in vitro of leaf and stem bark extracts of Parkia
Benth. on the fungal pathogens isolated from infected green bean seeds obtained from the field in Akpabuyo, Cross River State, Nigeria; investigation of the new bioactive substances isolated from aqueous methanolic extract of Calendula officinalis L.; identification of the antimicrobial activity of chloroform and methanolic extracts of Opuntia cochenillifera (L.) Mill.

There are also presented several reviews which devoted to comprises scientific data concerning morphological, distribution and phytochemical characters of the genus Astragalus; discussion of the effects of most common plants (foenugreek, nigella and termis) used in Saudi Arabia and some other Arab countries as antidiabetic agents; observation from a critical point of view recent investigations in relation to islet transplantation performed upon primate, porcine, murine and rabbit models.