IJTCM (2016), Vol. 1, Issue 04

  • Ethnomedicinal uses of indigenous plant species in Mogalakwena Municipality

    Ethnomedicinal uses of indigenous plant species in Mogalakwena Municipality of Waterberg District, Limpopo Province South Africa L.P. Maema*, S.M. Mahlo and M.J. Potgieter Department of Biodiversity, School of Molecular and Life Sciences, University of Limpopo, Private Bag X1106, Sovenga 0727, South Africa. Various indigenous cultures in the Limpopo Province of South Africa are transitioning from a traditional lifestyle to a westernised one. This leads to a loss of cultural identity…

  • Ethnomedicinal uses of exotic plant species in Mogalakwena Municipality

    Ethnomedicinal uses of exotic plant species in Mogalakwena Municipality of Waterberg District, Limpopo Province South Africa L.P. Maema*, M.M. Mahlo and M.J. Potgieter Department of Biodiversity, School of Molecular and Life Sciences, University of Limpopo, Private Bag X1106, Sovenga 0727, South Africa. Traditional medicine still constitutes a large part of the primary health care sector in South Africa. However, limited information exists about the ethnomedicinal uses of exotic plant species….

  • Diabetes and arterial hypertension resorts of treatments

    Diabetes and arterial hypertension resorts of treatments and plants used for their treatments in three phytogeographic areas of Cameroon Tsabang Nole*1, Tsambang Djeufack Wilfried Lionel2, Ndikum Valentine Nchafor3, Tsambang Fokou Stheve Cedrix4 and Donfack Delphine5  1- Institute of Medical Researches and Studies of Medicinal Plants-Yaounde, Cameroon. 2- High Institute of Medical Technology, Yaounde, Cameroon. 3- University of Yaounde 1, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Yaounde, Cameroun 4- Fine arts…

  • Biogenic synthesis of Adhatoda vasica L. Nees mediated silver nanoparticles

    Biogenic synthesis of Adhatoda vasica L. Nees  mediated silver nanoparticles and their antibacterial, anticancer activity on Hep-G2 cell lines  Arumugam Sengottaiyan 1,*†, Chinnappan Sudhakar 1†, Kandasamy Selvam 2*, Thangaswamy Selvankumar 1, Muthusamy Govarthanan 1,3, Balakrishnan Senthikumar 2 and Koildhasan Manoharan 4 1 PG & Research Department of Biotechnology, Mahendra Arts and Science College (Autonomous), Kalippatti, Namakkal 637501, Tamil Nadu, India. 2 Centre for Biotechnology, Muthayammal College of Arts and Science, Rasipuram, Namakkal 637…