Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products

  • ISSN: 2228-7876 1735-7780
  • Email: editor@jjnpp.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: quarterly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products
Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products: Nov 2017, 12 (4), 13 articles.
Review Article
30/11/2017
Lawaly Maman Manzo, Idrissa Moussa, Khalid Ikhri
Gastrointestinal tract, a part of the human digestive system, is an important organ that is vulnerable to different disorders contributing substantially to morbidity and mortality rates worldwide, including in Niger. The majority of the people in Niger still use local medicinal plants to treat these ailments. This ... read more
Research Article
26/11/2017
Mehdi Goudarzi, Mojtaba Kalantar, Hadi Kalantar
Mercury has a variety of industrial applications and is well-known for its hematotoxic, hepatotoxic, neurotoxic, nephrotoxic, and genotoxic effects.This study was carried out to assess the protective effects of gallic acid against mercuric chloride-induced oxidative stress in albino rats.A total of 35 male Wistar rats were divided ... read more
Research Article
30/11/2017
Hassan Motamed, Mohammadreza Maleki Verki, Mandana Pooladzade, Alireza Majidi
Exacerbation of acute asthma attacks is a medical challenging problem that affects health systems all around the world. According to the reports, acute asthma has allocated about 1 to 12% of adults’ referral to the emergency departments by itself. This study aimed to investigate the effect of ... read more
Research Article
19/9/2016
Elham Salari, Ali Shamsizadeh, Seyed Mohammad Noorbakhsh, Fatemeh Ayoobi, Vahid Sheibani, Sharbanoo Oryan
Yarrow or Achillea millefolium (A. millefolium) is often prescribed for the treatment of nervous system-related diseases.This study investigated the effects of acute oral administration of A. millefolium on the responses of barrel cortex neurons in the rat.In this experimental study, 21 male Wistar rats (body weight, 200 ... read more
Research Article
30/8/2016
Fatemeh Hedayati Rad, Anousheh Sharifan, Faramarz Khodaiyan, Iman Shahabi Ghahfarrokhi
Adding antimicrobial agents to biodegradable packaging can make a coating that can protect foods and drugs against microbial contamination.To evaluate the physical and mechanical properties and antimicrobial activity of soy protein concentrate (SPC) and pullulan films incorporated with Zataria multiflora (ZM) and Artemisia biennis (AB) essential oils ... read more
Research Article
7/11/2016
Zahra Tofighi, Motahareh Golabi, Tayebeh Toliyat, Mohsen Naseri, Narguess Yassa
Constipation is a common gastrointestinal problem worldwide.The current study aimed to prepare a dosage form containing flaxseed and figs and evaluate the effects of this drug to treat functional constipation.A total of 10 formulations were developed using various proportions of excipients by wet granulation method. The best ... read more
Research Article
7/11/2016
Seyed Younes Hosseini, Kurosh Kalantar, Khashayar Shahin, Maryam Ghayour, Masoumeh Rajabi Bazl, Mohammad-Reza Fattahi, Maryam Moini, Zahra Amirghofran
Hepatic stellate cells (HSCs), the most important cells in liver fibrogenesis, are a major target of the fibrosis therapy.This study aimed to compare the anti-fibrogenic effects of three natural components, including silymarin, silybin A and 18α-glycyrrhizin on an activated LX-2 HSC line under prophylactic and therapeutic conditions.We ... read more
Research Article
30/11/2017
Ali Navayan, Eskandar Moghimipour, Mohammad Javad Khodayar, Babak Vazirianzadeh, Amir Siahpoosh, Masood Valizadeh, Zahra Mansourzadeh
The mosquitoes of Culicidae family are serious vectors of several tropical diseases, such as malaria, filariasis, encephalitis, and nuisance. Control of mosquitoes and protection of people from their bites are of the most important ways to prevent transmitted diseases. Although the efficacy of N, N-diethyl-m-toluamide (DEET) is ... read more
Research Article
23/12/2017
Gholamreza Shamsaei, Ahmad Ahmadzadeh, Naser Mehraban
Chemotherapy-induced neuropathy is one of the most severe complications of cancer drug therapies causing a number of problems for patients and making treatment limitation decisions problematic. One of the most important drugs used in breast cancer chemotherapy regimens, Taxol is considered as the most common cause of ... read more
Research Article
23/12/2017
Ali Asghar Hemmati, Samaneh Olapour, Hossein Najafzadeh Varzi, Mohammad Javad Khodayar, Mahin Dianat, Babak Mohammadian, Hamid Yaghooti
Arsenic trioxide (As2O3) is used for treating patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL). The extensive application of this drug has been limited due to its severe cardiotoxicity. Montelukast is a selective leukotriene receptor antagonist with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.This study evaluated whether montelukast could protect against As2O3-induced ... read more
Research Article
30/11/2017
Mohsen Sharifi, Afsaneh Yegdaneh, Seyyed Ebrahim Sajjadi, Mohammadreza Shushizadeh
In recent years, microplastics have accumulated in oceans and sediments worldwide. Due to their small size, microplastics may be ingested by low trophic fauna, with uncertain consequences for the health of the organism. Sea cucumbers are one of the major echinoderms from the class Holothuroidea that ingest ... read more
Research Article
30/11/2017
Babak Shirizadeh, Maryam Maghsoodi, Mitra Alami-Milani, Sara Salatin, Mitra Jelvehgari
Mefenamic acid is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). NSAIDs produce an enhanced hazard of severe gastrointestinal adverse effects, specifically in elderly patients.The current study aimed at formulating mucoadhesive microparticles of mefenamic acid to improve the therapeutic efficacy and patient complianceThe microparticles were prepared by ionic gelation method ... read more
Case Report
30/11/2017
Aliehsan Heidari, Susan Sheikhi, Parviz Fallah, Hossein Keshavarz
Plasmodium vivax is the most prevalent in the malaria endemic areas of Iran. The number of Plasmodium vivax sporozoites that get to the liver remain latent, and after several months or years of inappropriate treatment period, they can reactivate and leads to the clinical manifestation of malaria.A ... read more