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Influence of the areas of specialization of Traditional Medicine practitioners (TMPs) on the types of formulation prescribed in the management of memory loss
(Nigeria Society of Pharmacognosy, 2015-12-01)
Traditional Medicine Practitioners (TMPs) make use of plants in alleviation of many illnesses including memory loss. Their specialization categories could include traditional healers, herbalists, herb sellers, etc. Most ...
Antioxidant activity of selected edible cucurbitaceous fruit peels
(Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, 2018-06-01)
Background: Peels of some edible fruits are regarded as waste and discarded. This study evaluated antioxidant activity of peels of selected cucurbitaceous fruits viz Cucumis melo Linn. var. inodorus (CM), Cucumis sativus ...
Does Age of Traditional Medicine Practicioners (TMP) Influence Formulation Type in Herbal Management of Memory Loss?
(Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lagos, 2016-12-01)
Background: Traditional Medical Practitioners (TMPs) utilize plants in alleviation of many illnesses including memory loss. Majority of these practitioners acquired skills as apprentices for a long period of time from ...
Evaluation of Citrus sinensis (Osbeck) (Rutaceae) peel preparation on the reduction of creatinine levels and its antioxidant properties in-vitro
(Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, 2020-11-09)
Background The incidence of kidney diseases is on the increase globally, which necessitates the need for a safer alternative that will mitigate the effect of kidney disease. The study assessed the ability of Citrus ...
Formulation and Antioxidant Activity Evaluation of Spondias mombin - Abelmoschus esculentus Mucilage Emulsion
(Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Society, 2021-01-26)
Plant gums and mucilage have wide applications in pharmaceutical formulations as emulsifying agents. But these are quite costly, therefore there is always the need for cheaper alternatives. In this study, Okra mucilage ...
Extraction and estimation of pectins from unripe, ripe and overripe banana (Musa Acuminata L.) and plantain (Musa Paradisiaca L.) peels and their antioxidant activities.
(Nigerian Association of Pharmacists in Academia (NAPA), 2020)
Background: Pectin has several unique properties that enabled it to be use as a matrix for entrapment and/or delivery of a variety of drugs, proteins and cells. They are used in pharmaceutical as carriers in drug delivery, ...