Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products

Published by: Kowsar

Effect of Aqueous Allium cepa and Ixora brachiata Root Extract on Leishmania major Promastigotes

Batool Sadeghi-Nejad 1 , * , Jasem Saki 2 and Maryam Azish 3
Authors Information
1 Department of Medical Mycology, Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Department of Medical Parasitology, Infectious and Tropical Disease Research Center, School of Medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
3 Department of Medical Mycology, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products: May 3, 2014, 9 (2); e15442
  • Published Online: April 30, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 16, 2013
  • Revised: January 28, 2014
  • Accepted: February 24, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/jjnpp-15442

To Cite: Sadeghi-Nejad B, Saki J, Azish M. Effect of Aqueous Allium cepa and Ixora brachiata Root Extract on Leishmania major Promastigotes, Jundishapur J Nat Pharm Prod. 2014 ; 9(2):e15442. doi: 10.17795/jjnpp-15442.

Abstract
Copyright © 2014, School of Pharmacy, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
References
  • 1. Leung A. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs and cosmetics. 1980;
  • 2. Vohora SB, Rizwan M, Khan JA. Medicinal uses of common Indian vegetables. Planta Med. 1973; 23(4): 381-93[DOI][PubMed]
  • 3. Elnima EI, Ahmed SA, Mekkawi AG, Mossa JS. The antimicrobial activity of garlic and onion extracts. Pharmazie. 1983; 38(11): 747-8[PubMed]
  • 4. Mendonca-Filho RR, Rodrigues IA, Alviano DS, Santos AL, Soares RM, Alviano CS, et al. Leishmanicidal activity of polyphenolic-rich extract from husk fiber of Cocos nucifera Linn. (Palmae). Res Microbiol. 2004; 155(3): 136-43[DOI][PubMed]
  • 5. Mirzaie M, Nosratabadi SJ, Derakhshanfar A, Sharif I. Antileishmanial activity of Peganum harmala extract on the in vitro growth of Leishmania major promastigotes in comparison to a trivalent antimony drug. Vet Arh. 2007; 77(4): 365
  • 6. Raynaud-Le Grandic S, Fourneau C, Laurens A, Bories C, Hocquemiller R, Loiseau PM. In vitro antileishmanial activity of acetogenins from Annonaceae. Biomed Pharmacother. 2004; 58(6-7): 388-92[DOI][PubMed]
  • 7. Hoet S, Opperdoes F, Brun R, Adjakidje V, Quetin-Leclercq J. In vitro antitrypanosomal activity of ethnopharmacologically selected Beninese plants. J Ethnopharmacol. 2004; 91(1): 37-42[DOI][PubMed]
  • 8. Feily A, Saki J, Maraghi S, Moosavi Z, Khademvatan S, Siahpoosh A. In vitro activity of green tea extract against Leishmania major promastigotes. Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2012; 50(3): 233-6[PubMed]
  • 9. Sadeghi-Nejad B, Deokule SS. Antidermatophytic activities of Ixora brachiata Roxb. Afr J Biochem Re. 2009; 3(10): 344-8
  • 10. Saleheen D, Ali SA, Yasinzai MM. Antileishmanial activity of aqueous onion extract in vitro. Fitoterapia. 2004; 75(1): 9-13[PubMed]
  • 11. Sadeghi-Nejad B, Saki J, Khademvatan S, Nanaei S. In vitro antileishmanial activity of the medicinal plant—Satureja khuzestanica Jamzad. J Med Plant Res. 2011; 5(24): 5912-5
  • 12. Braga FG, Bouzada ML, Fabri RL, de OM, Moreira FO, Scio E, et al. Antileishmanial and antifungal activity of plants used in traditional medicine in Brazil. J Ethnopharmacol. 2007; 111(2): 396-402[DOI][PubMed]
  • 13. Sharma U, Velpandian T, Sharma P, Singh S. Evaluation of anti-leishmanial activity of selected Indian plants known to have antimicrobial properties. Parasitol Res. 2009; 105(5): 1287-93[DOI][PubMed]
  • 14. Marin C, Boutaleb-Charki S, Diaz JG, Huertas O, Rosales MJ, Perez-Cordon G, et al. Antileishmaniasis activity of flavonoids from Consolida oliveriana. J Nat Prod. 2009; 72(6): 1069-74[DOI][PubMed]
  • 15. Firdous R, Yasinzai M, Ranja K. Efficacy of glucantime in the treatment of Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis. Int J Dermatol. 2009; 48(7): 758-62[DOI][PubMed]
  • 16. Shuaibu MN, Wuyep PT, Yanagi T, Hirayama K, Ichinose A, Tanaka T, et al. Trypanocidal activity of extracts and compounds from the stem bark of Anogeissus leiocarpus and Terminalia avicennoides. Parasitol Res. 2008; 102(4): 697-703[DOI][PubMed]
  • 17. Schmidt TJ. Structure activity relationships of Sesquite lactones. Stud Nat Prod Chem. 2002; 3: 309-92[DOI]
  • 18. Lira R, Sundar S, Makharia A, Kenney R, Gam A, Saraiva E, et al. Evidence that the high incidence of treatment failures in Indian kala-azar is due to the emergence of antimony-resistant strains of Leishmania donovani. J Infect Dis. 1999; 180(2): 564-7[DOI][PubMed]
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:

Author(s):

Article(s):

Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments