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  1. Commelina diffusa Burm. (Family: Commelinaceae) is usually known as “climbing dayflower or spreading dayflower” in Bangladesh. The plant is used in fever, malaria, insect, bug bites, rheumatoid arthritis, gonorrh...

    Authors: Tania Sultana, Md. Abdul Mannan and Tajnin Ahmed

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2018 4:5

    Content type: Original contribution

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  2. This study aimed to investigate the nasal decongestive efficacy of an alternative to pharmacotherapy, a herbal nasal spray composed of Scutellaria baicalensis and Eleutherococcus senticosus.

    Authors: Michael Katotomichelakis, K. Van Crombruggen, G. Holtappels, F. A. Kuhn, C. E. Fichandler, C. A. Kuhn-Glendye, J. B. Anon, C. T. Melroy, B. Karanfilov, T. W. Haegen, I. Kastanioudakis, C. Bachert and N. Zhang

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2017 3:21

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  3. Parkia biglobosa leaf has popular ethnomedicinal use in tropical Africa. However, little is known about its molecular biological effects. This study sought to investigate the in vitro ...

    Authors: Kayode Komolafe, Afolabi C. Akinmoladun, Titilope R. Komolafe, Mary T. Olaleye, Akintunde A. Akindahunsi and Joao B. T. Rocha

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2017 3:19

    Content type: Original contribution

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  4. Nowadays the multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacterial pathogens are a major concern of the medical science. Medicinal plants may be considered as new sources for producing antibacterial agents. The present study ai...

    Authors: Sk Moquammel Haque, Avijit Chakraborty, Diganta Dey, Swapna Mukherjee, Sanghamitra Nayak and Biswajit Ghosh

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2017 3:17

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  5. Peltophorum pterocarpum is a plant from the family of Leguminosae and a tropical tree found in South East Asia region. The leaves of the plant is rich in anti-oxidant polyphenols. Trad...

    Authors: Theanmalar Masilamani, Thavamanithevi Subramaniam, Norshariza Nordin and Rozita Rosli

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2017 3:16

    Content type: Original contribution

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  6. Artesunate-amodiaquine (AS-AQ) is an antimalarial drug. It is associated with improved cure rates, accelerated response to therapy and delayed development of resistance. However, liver damage, neurotoxicity an...

    Authors: Mitchel Otieno Okumu, Francis Okumu Ochola, James Mucunu Mbaria, Laetitia Wakonyu Kanja, Daniel Waweru Gakuya, Alice Wairimu Kinyua, Paul Onyango Okumu and Stephen Gitahi Kiama

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2017 3:18

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  7. In traditional medicine, Acalypha wilkesiana is frequently used solely or as a composite part of many herbal preparations for therapeutic purposes. This study was therefore conducted to evaluate the effects of or...

    Authors: Kingsley Omage, Marshall A. Azeke, Jerry N. E. Orhue and Sylvia O. Iseghohi

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2017 3:15

    Content type: Original contribution

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  8. The incidence of male infertility arising from male sexual dysfunction is high especially in the sub saharan Africa. African foods may hold promise to reverse this trend. The aim of this study therefore is to ...

    Authors: Kenneth Obinna Okolo, Orish Ebere Orisakwe and Iyeopu Minakiri Siminialayi

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2017 3:14

    Content type: Original contribution

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  9. Black Tea is a widely consumed drink in the world. Evidence suggest Black Tea has stimulatory effect on humans. We investigated the effect of Black Tea on cognition using a cognitive test battery.

    Authors: Ashfique Rizwan, Artyom Zinchenko, Ceyona Özdem, Md. Sohel Rana and Md. Mamun Al-Amin

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2017 3:13

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  10. In folk medicine leaves and stem of Bruguiera gymnorrhiza (L.) are commonly used to treat diarrhea, fever, diabetes, pain and a number of ailments. The present study was carried out to explore antioxidant, analge...

    Authors: Imtiaz Mahmud, Md. Nazmul Hasan Zilani, Nripendra Nath Biswas and Bishwajit Bokshi

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2017 3:11

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  11. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of the herbal medicine Canephron®N, particularly regarding its ability to prevent recurrences of cystitis, associated with E.Coli in women of child-bearing age.

    Authors: Maksim Sabadash and Alexander Shulyak

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2017 3:9

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  12. Until recently the generally accepted paradigm implied that urine of healthy people is sterile. In the meantime several studies have established also a microbiome in the bladder with many different species. Wh...

    Authors: Kurt G. Naber, Mikhail Kogan, Florian M. E. Wagenlehner, Roswitha Siener and André Gessner

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2017 3:8

    Content type: Review

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  13. The dried fruits of the chaste tree Vitex agnus castus (VAC) were traditionally used by monks as a substitute for pepper and was therefore also called Monk’s pepper. For the last 50 years it is commercially provi...

    Authors: Dana Seidlova-Wuttke and Wolfgang Wuttke

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2017 3:6

    Content type: Review

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  14. Cancer causes leading death in the world population due to exposure of various carcinogenic/mutagenic agents, radiation and life style. There are 2.6 million new cases diagnosed each year. Therefore, the objec...

    Authors: Arumugama Ponnan, Kavipriya Ramu, Murugan Marudhamuthu, Ramar Marimuthu, Kamalakannan Siva and Murugan Kadarkarai

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2017 3:5

    Content type: Original contribution

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  15. Dennettia tripetala is a medicinal plant with in vitro antioxidant activities. It is capable of protecting the liver and kidney of rats from damage when administered prior to a single ...

    Authors: Sylvia O. Iseghohi and Noghayin E. J. Orhue

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2017 3:4

    Content type: Original contribution

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  16. Trematodicidal action of Marattia fraxinea (Sm.) rhizome, extracts against adult Gastrothylax crumenifer and its morphological changes under light and scanning electron microscope was studied in this work. This p...

    Authors: Kalpana Devi Rajesh, Vasantha Subramani, Panneerselvam Annamalai, Rajesh Nakulan V., Jeyathilakan Narayanaperumal, Perumal Ponraj and Rajasekar Durai

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2017 3:3

    Content type: Original contribution

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  17. The economic cost of and liver and kidney diseases in Sub Saharan Africa remain prohibitive, hence the quest for medicinal foods that can reverse hepato-renal damages. The aim of this study is to investigate t...

    Authors: Kenneth Obinna Okolo, Iyeopu Minakiri Siminialayi and Orish Ebere Orisakwe

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2017 3:2

    Content type: Original contribution

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  18. Oxidative stress is found as one of the causes in various pathological conditions. It has been proven in many studies that medicinal plants have antioxidant constituents that help in coping with the oxidative ...

    Authors: Harsha Lad and Deepak Bhatnagar

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2017 3:1

    Content type: Original contribution

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  19. Free radicals are highly reactive molecules generated during oxidation reactions which in turn initiate chain reactions resulting to cellular damage. There is substantial evidence implicating free radicals esp...

    Authors: Bashir Lawal, Oluwatosin K. Shittu, Florence I. Oibiokpa, Eustace B. Berinyuy and Hadiza Mohammed

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:23

    Content type: Review

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  20. In the current study in vitro antioxidant, thrombolytic and in vivo analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-diarrheal activities of methanol extract of Ixora cuneifolia leaves (MEIL) were investigated.

    Authors: Tamanna Binte Huq, M. Sohanur Rahman, M. Akhlatun Nure, Md Solayman Hossain, Abeer Sarwar, Azharul Islam, Munny Das, Md Emdadul Haque, Tasnia Malik, Md Wali Reza, Bikash Chandra Adhikary, Minhazur Rahman, Taslima Begum and Mst Marium Begum

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:22

    Content type: Original contribution

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  21. For many women, the monthly suffering induced by menstrual “cramps” is severe enough to profoundly disrupt their quality of life. In the case of primary dysmenorrhea, a condition related to premenstrual syndro...

    Authors: Johann Röhrl, Oliver Werz, Aldo Ammendola and Gerald Künstle

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:20

    Content type: Original contribution

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  22. Garcinia kola is used in traditional medicine in various parts of Africa including Nigeria for the amelioration of hypertension, cough, diabetes, sickle cell anemia, bacterial and fung...

    Authors: Ene B. Adejor, Danladi A. Ameh, Dorcas B. James, Olumuyiwa A. Owolabi and Uche S. Ndidi

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:19

    Content type: Original contribution

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  23. Senna alata (S. alata) has numerous pharmacological activities including anti-lipogenic effect in high-fat diet (HFD)-induced obese mice. The present study investigated the effect of S...

    Authors: Jarinyaporn Naowaboot and Pritsana Piyabhan

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:18

    Content type: Original contribution

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:21

  24. A neurological disorder is becoming one of the major health problems worldwide. Synthetic drugs for neurological disorders often produce unwanted effects while traditional plant- derived drugs offer a unique s...

    Authors: Sakia Ferdousy, Md Atiar Rahman, Md Mamun Al-Amin, Jannatul Aklima and J. M. Kamirul Hasan Chowdhury

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:17

    Content type: Original contribution

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  25. Drugs are an important cause of liver injury. The use of natural remedies for the treatment of liver diseases has a long history and medicinal plants are still used all over the world for this purpose. For the...

    Authors: Maryam Moossavi, Reyhane Hoshyar, Mina Hemmati, Ali Farahi and Hossein Javdani

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:16

    Content type: Original contribution

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  26. We investigated effects of high doses of Jujube fruits and Saffron petals on biochemical and hematological biomarkers in rats. During 14 days treatment of herbs, mortality was not observed. No difference repor...

    Authors: Banafsheh Safizadeh, Reyhane Hoshyar, Mina Hemmati, Asghar Zarban and Roshanak Ebrahimi

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:15

    Content type: Short communication

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  27. The therapeutic potentials of the methanolic extract of pineapple peel against alcohol – induced lung injury in male albino rats was investigated. GC – MS was used in characterizing secondary metabolites of th...

    Authors: Ochuko L. Erukainure, John A. Ajiboye, Oluwatoyin Y. Okafor, Emeka E. Okoro, Godfrey Asieba, Bolanle B. Sarumi, Sunday O. Adenekan and Moses Z. Zaruwa

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:14

    Content type: Original contribution

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  28. Phytochemical screening, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of hexane, ethylacetate and methanol crude extracts of Acalypha ciliata plant was studied in this work. This plant according to folk medicine has ...

    Authors: Oluwakayode Odeja, Christiana Ene Ogwuche, Elias Emeka Elemike and Grace Obi

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:12

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  29. 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...

    Authors: Anthonet Ndidi Ezejiofor, Nnaemeka Arinze Udowelle and Orish Ebere Orisakwe

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:11

    Content type: Original contribution

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  30. 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...

    Authors: Zeniyat Abubakar, Olusola Clement Ogidi and Victor Olusegun Oyetayo

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:8

    Content type: Original contribution

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  31. 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...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:10

    Content type: Original contribution

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  32. 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...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:9

    Content type: Original contribution

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  33. While the most common pharmacological treatments for autoimmune renal pathologies are well studied, herbal remedies are often overlooked. In this study, the effect of the herbal treatment Canephron® N (CAN) in...

    Authors: Konstantin V. Sivak, Elena E. Lesiovskaya, Kira I. Stosman and Tatyana N. Savateeva-Lubimova

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:5

    Content type: Original contribution

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  34. 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...

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

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:6

    Content type: Original contribution

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  35. 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...

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

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:7

    Content type: Review

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  36. Viola odorata, widely distributed in Eastern and Western Himalaya region is extensively used in treatment of various respiratory ailment, calculous affections and nervous disorders. It...

    Authors: Shiv Shanker Gautam, Navneet Bithel, Sanjay Kumar, Deepak Painuly and Jashbir Singh

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:4

    Content type: Original contribution

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  37. 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...

    Authors: Mina Hemmati, Elham Serki, Maryam Gholami and Reyhane Hoshyar

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:3

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  38. 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...

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

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:2

    Content type: Original contribution

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  39. 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...

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

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2016 2:1

    Content type: Original contribution

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  40. Natural medicinal products have gained recognition worldwide in the treatment and control of diseases. One of the major concerns as they are used is the lack of adequate pharmacological and toxicological data ...

    Authors: Zelipha N. Kabubii, James Mbaria and Mbaabu Mathiu

    Citation: Clinical Phytoscience 2015 1:9

    Content type: Original contribution

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