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Editorial

IE Cock1,2,* 1Centre for Planetary Health and food Security, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland, AUSTRALIA. 2School of Natural Sciences, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland, AUSTRALIA. DOI: 10.5530/pc.2022.3.18 I am pleased to bring you volume 12, issue 3 of Pharmacognosy Communications. In this issue, we present an evaluation of the antioxidant and …

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The Effects of Storage Time on the Antibacterial Activity of Terminalia sericea Burch. ex DC. Extracts

Hongcheng Zhu1, Joseph Shalom1,2, Ian Edwin Cock1,2,* 1School of Environment and Science, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland, AUSTRALIA. 2Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security, Griffith University, Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland, AUSTRALIA. DOI: 10.5530/pc.2022.3.19 ABSTRACT Introduction: The recent development of extensively antibiotic resistant bacteria has necessitated the search for novel antibacterial therapies. An examination …

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Growth Inhibitory Properties of Scaevola spinescens R.Br. Leaf Extracts against the Acne Vulgaris causing Bacterium Cutibacterium acnes

Ian Edwin Cock1,2,*1School of Environment and Science, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA.2Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA.DOI: 10.5530/pc.2022.3.20 ABSTRACT Introduction: Acne vulgaris is a skin conditions that affects most adolescents and may also afflict adults. Medicinal plant extracts may provide leads for the development of new topical …

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Cellular Antioxidant and Peroxidase Inhibition Activities of Decoctions from Different Parts of Triclisia gilletii (De Wild) Staner (Menispermaceae)

Paulin Mutwale Kapepula1,*,Ondze Jacques Trésor2,Njakarinala Ranarivelo3,Ange Mouithys-Mickalad4,Thierry Franck4,Michel Kasongo Kawayidiko2,Arthur Duki Mpanzu2,Michel Frédérich5,Nadège Ngombe Kabamba1,Christophe Masiala Tsobo2 1Centre d’Etudes des Substances Naturelles d’Origine Végétale (CESNOV), Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Kinshasa, Kinshasa, CONGO.2Service of Bromatology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Kinshasa, Kinshasa, CONGO.3Génie des Procédés et des Systèmes Industriels, Agricoles et Alimentaires (GPSIAA), …

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Rheum palmatum L. Root Extracts Inhibit the Growth of Bacterial Triggers of Selected Autoimmune Inflammatory Diseases and Potentiate the Activity of Conventional Antibiotics

Yang Chen1, Ian Edwin Cock1,2,*1School of Environment and Science, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA.2Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA.DOI: 10.5530/pc.2022.3.22 ABSTRACT Introduction: An increase in antibiotic resistance and a corresponding decrease in antimicrobial discovery have directed researchers towards alternative therapies, including plant-based medicines. However, synergistic combinations of …

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The Janus Corner

Dr. I E Cock1,21School of Environment and Science, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, 170 Kessels Rd, Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland-4111, AUSTRALIA.2Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, 170 Kessels Rd, Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland-4111, AUSTRALIA.DOI: 10.5530/pc.2022.3.23 ABSTRACT South Africa has a well-documented history of medicinal plant usage to treat a myriad of medical conditions, …

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Medicinal Plant Images

I E Cock1,2,*1Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland, AUSTRALIA.2School of Environment and Science, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland, AUSTRALIA.DOI: 10.5530/pc.2022.3.24 Onopordum acanthium L. (family Asteraceae; commonly known as Scotch (or Scottish) thistle) is native to the British Isles, although it has been widely naturalised globally. …

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Editorial

I.E. Cock1,2,*Editor-In-Chief1Centre for Planetary Health and food Security, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, AUSTRALIA.2School of Natural Sciences, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, AUSTRALIA.DOI: 10.5530/pc.2022.2.9 ABSTRACT I am pleased to bring you volume 12, issue 2 of Pharmacognosy Communications. In this issue, we present evaluations of the behavioural and metabolic responses to coercive stress …

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Phytochemical Screening and Haem Polymerization Inhibitory Activity of Root Extract and Fractions from Strychnos lucida R. Br.

Uswatun Khasanah1,*, Novia Ariani2, Yumna Nadya Aprilia2, Sri Winarsih11Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Brawijaya University, Malang, East Java, INDONESIA.2Undergraduate Student of Pharmacy Program Study, Faculty of Medicine, Brawijaya University, Malang, INDONESIA.DOI: 10.5530/pc.2022.2.10 ABSTRACT Background: Strychnos lucida R. Br. is used empirically by people in Eastern Indonesia to treat malaria symptoms. The Indonesian government has …

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