Clinical Phytoscience

International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

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  1. Original contribution

    Nephroprotective and antioxidant effect of aqueous leaf extract of Costus Afer Ker gawl on cyclosporin-a (Csa) induced nephrotoxicity

    Oxidative stress (OS) has been linked to the pathology of a variety of chronic and degenerative diseases. Medicinal plants contain bioactive compounds which are capable of preventing and fighting these disease...

    Anthonet Ndidi Ezejiofor, Nnaemeka Arinze Udowelle and Orish Ebere Orisakwe

    Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:11

    Published on: 30 May 2016

  2. Original contribution

    Assessment of antistaphylococcal activity of ethanolic extract of Lenzites quercina (L) P. Karsten against clinical Staphylococcus species

    Bioactive compounds in wild medicinal mushrooms are known to contain potent antimicrobial property. Hence, there is need to assess the antimicrobial properties of these wild mushrooms in order to adequately ut...

    Zeniyat Abubakar, Olusola Clement Ogidi and Victor Olusegun Oyetayo

    Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:8

    Published on: 9 May 2016

  3. Original contribution

    Ethnopharmacological investigations of methanolic extract of Pouzolzia Zeylanica (L.) Benn

    Phytochemical derived from plant consisting of phenols and flavonoids possess antioxidant properties, which are useful to scavenge reactive oxygen species (ROS). The aim of the work is to ascertain the level o...

    Md Solayman Hossain, M. Sohanur Rahman, A. H. M. Rahmatullah Imon, Sinthia Zaman, A. S. M. Badrul Alam Siddiky, Milon Mondal, Abeer Sarwar, Tamanna Binte Huq, Bikash Chandra Adhikary, Taslima Begum, Asma Tabassum, Sumaiya Alam and Mst Marium Begum

    Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:10

    Published on: 26 April 2016

  4. Original contribution

    Neurobiological evaluation of thirty-one medicinal plant extracts using microtiter enzyme assays

    Inhibition of acetylcholinesterase (AChE) and butyrylcholinesterase (BChE) related to Alzheimer’s disease as well as tyrosinase (TYR) relevant to Parkinson’s disease is an important approach to find novel drug...

    Ilkay Erdogan Orhan, Fatma Sezer Senol, Mehmet Zeki Haznedaroglu, Halil Koyu, Sinem Aslan Erdem, Gulderen Yılmaz, Mehmet Cicek, A. Emre Yaprak, Esin Ari, Nurgun Kucukboyaci and Gulnur Toker

    Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:9

    Published on: 20 April 2016

  5. Original contribution

    Effectiveness and tolerability of Tonsilgon® N in the treatment of recurrent upper respiratory tract infections in children: a non-interventional study in Russia

    Acute upper respiratory tract infections (ARI) in children are quite common and often recurrent. Overuse of antibiotics must be avoided, and thus herbal remedies are a useful therapeutic option, as most ARIs c...

    Vera P. Vavilova, Dimitri Abramov-Sommariva, Hubert Steindl, Meinolf Wonnemann, Elena G. Ryzhova, Tatiana V. Rusova, Alexander A. Lebedenko and Ivan I. Kolchenko

    Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:6

    Published on: 8 March 2016

  6. Review

    The potential of silymarin for the treatment of hepatic disorders

    Silymarin has long been used as a hepatoprotective remedy. Chronic toxicity studies in rodents have confirmed that silymarin has a very low toxicity. These data support its history as a safe medication in hepa...

    Claus Hellerbrand, Jörn M. Schattenberg, Philipp Peterburs, Anja Lechner and Reto Brignoli

    Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:7

    Published on: 24 February 2016

  7. Original contribution

    A preliminary evaluation of cytotoxicity, antihyperglycemic and antinociceptive activity of Polygonum hydropiper L. ethanolic leaf extract

    Polygonum hydropiper L. is used by folk medicinal practitioners of Bangladesh. Juice of leaves is used in headache, pain, toothache, liver enlargement, gastric ulcer, dysentery, loss o...

    Arafat Rahman Oany, Al Ahad Siddikey, Mohammad Uzzal Hossain, Rafiad Islam and Abdullah-Al Emran

    Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:2

    Published on: 23 January 2016

  8. Original contribution

    Effects of an ethanolic extract of Berberis vulgaris fruits on hyperglycemia and related gene expression in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

    Finding a treatment for diabetes that does not have side effects has remained elusive. Among natural agents, much attention has been focused on phenolic compounds. For both their medicinal and nutritional valu...

    Mina Hemmati, Elham Serki, Maryam Gholami and Reyhane Hoshyar

    Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:3

    Published on: 23 January 2016

  9. Original contribution

    Effects of black cohosh on estrogen biosynthesis in hippocampus of non-human primates ex vivo in vitro and in human neuroblastoma cells in vitro

    Estrogens have neuroprotective properties. The aim of the study was to assess the impact of an isopropanolic extract of Cimicifuga racemosa (iCR), 17ß-estradiol (E2), testosterone (T) and Tibolone’s 3α-OH meta...

    Petra Stute, Gunnar Habermann, Ludwig Kiesel, Hans-Heinrich Henneicke-von Zepelin and Susana Garcia de Arriba

    Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:1

    Published on: 20 January 2016

  10. Original contribution

    Sinupret® oral drops protect against respiratory epithelium atrophy in experimental acute rhinitis

    More than 90 % of uncomplicated upper respiratory tract infections are caused by viruses, with a risk of developing subsequent bacterial infections in some patients. The risk of development of microbial compli...

    Svitlana Yaremchuk, Dmytro Zabolotny, Іgor Vareniuk, Nikolay Makarchuk and Stanislav Veselsky

    Clinical Phytoscience 2015 1:8

    Published on: 6 October 2015

  11. Original Contribution

    An open label, non-controlled, multicentre, interventional trial to investigate the safety and efficacy of Canephron® N in the management of uncomplicated urinary tract infections (uUTIs)

    Despite of increasing prevalence of bacterial resistance to antibiotics and possible adverse drug reactions (ADRs), uncomplicated lower urinary tract infections (uUTIs) are usually treated with antibiotics. Ca...

    Dmitry Ivanov, Dimitri Abramov-Sommariva, Kathrin Moritz, Herbert Eskötter, Tatyana Kostinenko, Liliya Martynyuk, Nikolay Kolesnik and Kurt G Naber

    Clinical Phytoscience 2015 1:7

    Published on: 22 September 2015

  12. Original contribution

    RETRACTED ARTICLE: Phytochemical Screening, Antioxidant and Antimicrobial activities of Senna occidentalis (L.) leaves Extract

    Phytochemical screening, antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of the hexane, ethylacetate and methanol crude extracts of Senna occidentalis (L.) leaves were studied in this work. The ...

    Oluwakayode Odeja, Grace Obi, Christiana Ene Ogwuche, Elias Emeka Elemike and Yemi Oderinlo

    Clinical Phytoscience 2015 1:6

    Published on: 8 September 2015

    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:13

  13. Original contribution

    Phytotherapy in acute bronchitis: what is the evidence?

    Acute bronchitis, frequently emerging with the common cold is one of the most frequent causes of primary care consultations. It is a self-limiting disease which poses both high symptom burden to individuals an...

    Peter Kardos

    Clinical Phytoscience 2015 1:2

    Published on: 8 August 2015

  14. Review

    Herbal treatment in asthma and COPD – current evidence

    Asthma and COPD are chronic inflammatory respiratory diseases affecting millions of people worldwide and increasing in prevalence. Current treatment options for both conditions aim to alleviate symptoms, impro...

    Rebecca Clarke, Fionnuala T Lundy and Lorcan McGarvey

    Clinical Phytoscience 2015 1:4

    Published on: 8 August 2015

  15. Original contribution

    Hepatoprotective effect of oral application of a silymarin extract in carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatotoxicity in rats

    Silymarin derived from the milk thistle plant “Silybum marianum” is composed of four major flavonolignans. Clinical as well as experimental studies indicate hepatoprotective effects of silymarin. However, the ...

    Abdo Mahli, Andreas Koch, Barbara Czech, Philipp Peterburs, Anja Lechner, Jutta Haunschild, Martina Müller and Claus Hellerbrand

    Clinical Phytoscience 2015 1:5

    Published on: 8 August 2015

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