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  1. In clinical practice, plant extracts are an option to treat mild-to-moderate lower urinary tract symptoms suggestive of benign prostate hyperplasia (LUTS/BPH). However, only a few herbal extracts have been inv...

    Authors: Winfried Vahlensieck, Stefan Heim, Brigitte Patz and Kurtulus Sahin
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2022 8:13
  2. Pashanabheda is an important Ayurvedic drug known for diuretic and lithotriptic properties. The botanical identity of this drug is controversial as many plants like Bergenia ciliata (BC), Rotula aquatica (RA), Ae...

    Authors: Sulaiman C. T, Jyothi C. K, Jinu Krishnan Unnithan G, Prabhukumar K. M and Indira Balachandran
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2022 8:12
  3. Cestrum diurnum L. (Solanaceae), locally known as buno-Hasnahena, is widely used in different traditional medicinal practices to treat pain, burn, swelling and related disorders. Adequate evidence is not availabl...

    Authors: Amina Khatun, Mahmudur Rahman, Mst. Luthfun Nesa, Chung Yeng Looi, Won Fen Wong, Hazrina Hazni, Mohamad Azrul bin Mahdzir, Shaikh Jamal Uddin, Khalijah Awang and Jamil A. Shilpi
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2022 8:11
  4. Ulcer remains a health challenge worldwide with antibiotics and proton pump inhibitors as major management therapy. The study investigated the acute, sub-chronic toxicity and gastrointestinal protective activi...

    Authors: Funmileyi Olubajo Awobajo, Margaret Oluwatoyin Sofidiya, Olayinka Taiwo Asekun and Babafemi Oluwole Familoni
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2022 8:10
  5. The traditional Thai polyherbal formulation “Sao Thong Tai” (STT) contains four medicinal plants, namely Boesenbergia rotunda (L.) Mansf., Sida acuta Burm.f., Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd., and Oryza sativ...

    Authors: Chakariya Lin, Junya Pattraraachachai, Kammal K. Pawa and Surapote Wongyai
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2022 8:9
  6. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic idiopathic inflammation that can grossly affect the entire gastrointestinal tract (GIT) from the mouth to the anus. Crohn’s disease is the most known type of IBD a...

    Authors: Sunday Ogundepo, Adinnu M. Chiamaka, Mercy Olatinwo, David Adepoju, Matthias Taiwo Aladesanmi, Ugwu Obiora Celestine, Kingsley Chijioke Ali, Ogochukwu Jennifer Umezinwa, Janet Olasore and Abdullahi Alausa
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2022 8:8
  7. Diabetes mellitus is a type of metabolic disease characterized by elevated blood sugar. The main strategy for its treatment is to inhibit carbohydrate-hydrolyzing enzymes, including α-amylase and α-glucosidase...

    Authors: Hasan Javid, Soheila Moein and Mahmoodreza Moein
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2022 8:7
  8. Pomegranate powder derived from pomegranate fruit contains phytochemicals chief of which is ellagitannins. Owing to their high antioxidative capabilities we investigated its efficacy against lead acetate induc...

    Authors: Oluwaseun Abraham Adebisi, Wasiu Bolade Agbaje and Omowumi Oyeronke Adewale
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2022 8:6
  9. Curative potential of Sida acuta Burm. f. (Malvaceae) leaves on hepatotoxicity and nephrotoxicity induced by carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) and rifampicin was studied. This was aimed at providing a potent therapeuti...

    Authors: Temidayo Ogunmoyole, Onaopemiposi Olufunke Falusi and Funmilayo Oderinde
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2022 8:5
  10. The genus Lycium is commercially known for its nutrient dense goji-berries, among these berries, black goji-berries obtained from Lycium ruthenicum Murr are highly valued and widely used as traditional medicine i...

    Authors: Rajni Sharma, Rinky Raghuvanshi, Raj Kumar, Mohan Singh Thakur, Santosh Kumar, Manoj K. Patel, O. P. Chaurasia and Shweta Saxena
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2022 8:3
  11. GlucoMedix® is an all-natural phytotherapy consisting of a hydro-alcoholic extract of Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) Bertoni and pentacyclic chemotype Uncaria tomentosa (Willd. Ex Schult.) DC. The nutraceutical prod...

    Authors: Thomas P. Dooley, Johnny Martín Paredes Pérez and Carlos Rengifo Rodriquez
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2022 8:2
  12. Traditionally, the herb Byttneria pilosa Roxb. is used for bone fractures, boils, scabies, rheumatalgia, snake bites, syphilis, elephantiasis, poisoning, and eye infection. Scientific reports suggest that it has ...

    Authors: Liton Sikder, Md. Roich Khan, Shanita Zaman Smrity, Muhammad Torequl Islam and Shams Ara Khan
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2022 8:1
  13. This study evaluates the anti-diabetic effect of ethanol extract of Stachytarpheta jamaicensis leaf on streptozotocin (STZ) - induced diabetic rats fed on high-fat diet (HFD).

    Authors: Mac Donald Idu, Owen – Obaseki Edehia and Benjamin Ogunma Gabriel
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:95
  14. Theobroma cacao Linn. husks are considered agricultural wastes, but studies show that they exhibit natural compounds that may be used in alternative medicine. Hence, this study was conducted to determine the anti...

    Authors: Julius Kevin Cura, Antonio Basilio and Ma. Cristina De Las Llagas
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:94

    The Correction to this article has been published in Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:96

  15. Dyslipidemia is an aberrant rise in blood lipids due to diet and lifestyle. It has implicated as the major risk factor for developing hypertension among other diseases. This study was designed to evaluate plan...

    Authors: Timilehin David Oluwajuyitan, Oluwole Steve Ijarotimi and Tayo Nathaniel Fagbemi
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:92
  16. Vernonia amygdalina is a bitter culinary vegetable known to possess anti-diabetic principle. Baccharoides tenoreana belonging to the same species as V. amygdalina, is also used in cooking soup and it is comparati...

    Authors: Samuel Chijioke Attama, Patrick Emeka Aba, Chinwe Uchechukwu Asuzu and Isaac Uzoma Asuzu
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:91
  17. Spondias purpurea is a flowering plant of the cashew family commonly found in South Western Nigeria. The plant is used in folk medicine for treatment of gastric disorders and diarrhoea. The purpose of the study w...

    Authors: T. Y. Gara, A. I. Daniel, F. M. Muhammad and H. H. Ndayako
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:90
  18. Smilax canellifolia Mill. is a native shrub used in commercial root tonics as an aphrodisiac, stimulant, and pain reliever. Traditional medicine incorporates the rhizomes of S. canellifolia for the treatment of a...

    Authors: Davia A. Peddie, Sophia J. Bryan, Sheena Francis and Ruby L. Alexander-Lindo
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:89
  19. The medicinal plant Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad. (C. colocynthis) may benefit patients at different phases of diabetes by attuning to contrasting situations. Our primary objective was to find the mechanism(...

    Authors: Arezoo Afshari, Fouzieh Salimi, Azin Nowrouzi, Masoumeh Babaie Khalili, Salar Bakhtiyari, Gholamreza Hassanzadeh, Maryam Shabani, Ali Ahadi and Masoumeh Farhadiannezhad
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:88
  20. Liver and kidney diseases are becoming order of the day in both developed and developing countries as a result of environmental pollutants such as lead. Restorative activities of methanol and methanol/acetone ...

    Authors: Musa Bola Busari, Rabiat Unekwu Hamzah, Hadiza Lami Muhammad, Ruqayyah Shehu Yusuf, Fatima Mohammad Madaki, Jamiu Olabanji Adeniyi, Yunusa Olatunji Ibrahim and Eustace Bonghan Berinyuy
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:87
  21. Ricinus communis (RC) has been used for a long time as natural origin medicine in the treatment of central nervous system ailments. This present study was designed to identify the possible role of Ricinus communi...

    Authors: Nesar Ahmad, Anuradha Mishra, Farogh Ahsan and Zafar Khan
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:85
  22. Pleurotus tuber-regium (P.T) is an edible mushroom with abundant polysaccharides that has been used in traditional medicine to treat diabetes mellitus. This study investigated the hypoglycaemic potential and amel...

    Authors: Akindele Oluwatosin Adeyi, Folasade Ajoke Adams and Clementina Oyinkansola Adenipekun
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:84
  23. Cineole has documented anti-inflammatory, expectorant, and mucolytic properties and has shown to be a valuable treatment option in different airway diseases. Our study examined whether a therapy with Cineole a...

    Authors: Peter Kardos, Olga Khaletskaya and Olga Kropova
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:83
  24. The aerial parts of Baccharis trimera (Less.) are frequently used as a tea to treat several diseases. Therefore, the aim of this study was to identify the constituents of an aqueous extract of B. trimera, focusin...

    Authors: Natiely Silveira de Almeida, Alexandre de Barros Falcão Ferraz, Claudia Pedron, Dione Silva Correa, Luciene Bruno Vieira, Flavia Tasmim Techera Antunes and Alessandra Hubner de Souza
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:82
  25. Due to increasing number of individuals within the world having health issues caused by varied cancers, drug-resistant microorganism, parasitic protozoans, and fungi could be a cause for alarm. Endophyte’s are...

    Authors: Mita Munshi, Md. Hossain Sohrab, Mst. Nadira Begum, Sattyajit Roy Rony, Md. Adnan Karim, Farhana Afroz and Md. Nazmul Hasan
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:81
  26. Liver complication arises commonly due to high alcohol consumption rate. Majority of the people residing in both developed and under developed countries consuming alcohol face various liver complications such ...

    Authors: Soumendra Darbar, Srimoyee Saha, Kausikisankar Pramanik and Atiskumar Chattopadhyay
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:80
  27. Ethnobotanical studies investigating a large number of traditional herbs and uses have an important role in the discovery of new drugs. Nowadays, some of these traditional herbs are researched directly in the ...

    Authors: Zinar Alan, Halil Özgüldü, Meryem Sedef Erdal, Ayşenur Yaman Bucak, A. Yağız Üresin and Emine Akalın
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:79
  28. Malaria has continued to be a threat to man and his wellbeing, especially Africans and Asians. New antimalarial drugs are urgently needed to mitigate malaria treatment failure due to resistant Plasmodium species....

    Authors: Osmond Chukwuma Enechi, Christian Chijioke Amah, Innocent Uzochukwu Okagu, Pamela Chidinma Ononiwu, Alice Chinwendu Nweke, Theophilus Chukwudi Ugwuanyi, Emmanuel Arinzechukwu Ajibo, Anthonia Chiamaka Nweze and Blessing Chiamaka Chukwurah
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:78
  29. Wastes emanating from cassava (Manihot Esculenta Crantz) processing in African countries significantly contribute to environmental pollution, besides, such toxic wastes contribute to greenhouse gas emission. Alth...

    Authors: Oluwaseyi Paul Olaniyan and Ebenezer Idowu O. Ajayi
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:77

    The Correction to this article has been published in Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:86

  30. Clinical validation of herbal medicinal products is important for their widespread acceptance and application. In this single-blind, randomised controlled trial, a traditional Ghanaian herbal medicine formulat...

    Authors: Kwesi Prah Thomford, Joseph Yorke, Ama Kyeraa Thomford and Isaac Kingsley Amponsah
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:76
  31. Most medicinal plants presently employed in traditional medicine are used without scientific evidence, thereby suggesting a need to explore efficient and reliable investigations of their potential. We, therefo...

    Authors: Osmund Chukwuma Enechi, Emmanuel Sunday Okeke, Ogochukwu Emmanuel Awoh, Charles Obinwanne Okoye and Chinaza Kyrian Odo
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:75
  32. In the wake of antibiotic resistance, treatment of intractable wound have been very challenging and any alternative treatment which may lead to less use of antibiotics deserves further exploitation. Nanopartic...

    Authors: Oluwatosin Kudirat Shittu, Olawale Issac Oluyomi and Theresa Yebo Gara
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:74
  33. Althaea Officinalis introduced as an emerging anti-inflammatory agent with immunomodulatory effects that may suppress the symptoms of atopic eczema. In this study, we aimed to investigate the impact of liposomal ...

    Authors: Negar Khalighi, Farahzad Jabbari-Azad, Maral Barzegar-Amini, Jalil Tavakkol-Afshari, Pouran Layegh and Roshanak Salari
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:73
  34. COVID19 is a high burden for medicine and society as still no specific therapy exists. Most patients depend on symptomatic treatment, comparable to the symptomatic treatment in common respiratory infection e.g...

    Authors: Vasyl Popovych, Ivana Koshel, Yulia Haman, Vitaly Leschak, Oleksandr Malofiichuk, Natalia Kapustina, Ihor Shevaga, Olha Shevaga and Tetiana Kunytska
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:72
  35. Terminalia avicennioides Guill and Perr (Combretaceae) is an important West African medicinal plant. The plant is used locally against microbes and parasites in both humans and animals and studies have demonstrat...

    Authors: Hadiza Aliyu-Amoo, Hamza Ibrahim Isa, Emmanuel Mfotie Njoya and Lyndy Joy McGaw
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:71
  36. Sonneratia caseolaris (L.) Engl. (S. caseolaris) belonging to the Sonneratiaceae family is commonly known as Ora. It is traditionally used as an astringent, antiseptic, to treat sprains, swellings, cough and in a...

    Authors: Shrabanti Dev, Rabindra Nath Acharyya, Sheuly Akter, Md. Abdullah Al Bari, Kaniz Asma, Hemayet Hossain, Kishore Kumar Sarkar, Nripendra Nath Biswas and Asish Kumar Das
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:69
  37. Cognitive impairment mainly affects learning and problem solving abilities of the person. Traditional medicines, due to fewer side effects, more efficacy and lesser cost are still the choice of treatment in In...

    Authors: Sapna Saini, Manjusha Choudhary and Ankur Garg
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:68
  38. This study was designed to evaluate the protective effects of a Rhamnus alaternus aqueous extract (RAAE) on aluminum chloride-induced hepatotoxicity in rats. A preliminary phytochemical study and antioxidant acti...

    Authors: Chahrazed Benzaid, Lazhari Tichati, Fouzia Trea, Mahmoud Rouabhia and Kheireddine Ouali
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:67
  39. Amaranthus spinosus is a medicinal plant used in traditional medicine to treat several diseases including diabetes and its complications. The aim of this study was to prove the safety of the plant in animal healt...

    Authors: Kokou Atchou, Povi Lawson-Evi, Aboudoulatif Diallo and Kwashie Eklu-Gadegbeku
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:66
  40. Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) seed is a popular kitchen spice and medicinal herb with wide applications in Indian folklore. Earlier studies have shown that the hydro-ethanolic extracts of fenugreek are ef...

    Authors: Aman Khanna, Jestin Thomas, Febi John, Balu Maliakel and I. M. Krishnakumar
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:63
  41. Dennentia tripetalla (Pepper Fruit) belongs to the Annonaceae family and is abundant in Nigeria. Its fruit in folklore medicine is used for treatment of varying ailments. While ample research evidence exists on t...

    Authors: Joseph Chukwufumnanya Mordi, Patrick Chukwuyenum Ichipi-Ifukor, Godfery Rume Kweki, Rita Ngozi Ichipi-Ifukor, John Chukwuma Oyem and Uche Dennis-Eboh
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:61
  42. Spondias mombin Linn. is a tropical climate plant with wide applications in ethnomedicinal practice. This study evaluates the phytotoxicity, cytotoxicity and chemical composition of the plant’s stem bark.

    Authors: Kissinger Obaogie Orumwensodia, Patrick Ojeifo Uadia and Muhammed Iqbal Choudhary
    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2021 7:59

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