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
Hassan Motamed, Mohammad Davood Sharifi
Review Article
Esmaeel Ebrahimi, Saeed Shirali, Reza Afrisham
Diabetes mellitus is the most common endocrine disease worldwide and its prevalence is increasing. The development of drugs with fewer side-effects is required when treating this disease. Thus, the objective of this study was to evaluate the use of traditional medicine and medicinal plants in this regard. ... read more
Research Article
Esrafil Mansouri, Maryam Ghasemiboroon, Majid Asadi Samani, Fatima Alamiri, Damoon Ashtary-Larky, Najmeh Kafash Farkhad, Wesam Kooti, Ameneh Hardani, Ashraf Amir Zargar
Infertility is one of the world's most common problems that affect both males and females. There are a variety of plants used in traditional medicine to increase fertility and determine the gender of the fetus.The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of celery ... read more
Research Article
Mohammad Javad Khodayar, Saeed Salehi, Mohsen Rezaei, Amir Siahpoosh, Ahad Khazaei, Gholamreza Houshmand
Naringenin is a flavonoid with several different biological effects in central nervous system. As mentioned, naringenin has neuroprotective, memory enhancing, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.In this study, we investigated effects of naringenin on pentylenetetrazole and maximal electroshock-induced seizures in mice.Naringenin was administered at doses of 50, 100 and ... read more
Research Article
Arezoo Rajabian, Mohamad Hassanzadeh Khayyat, Seyed Ahmad Emami, Zahra Tayarani-Najaran, Reza Rahimzadeh Oskooie, Javad Asili
The genus Artemisia has various medicinal effects. Artemisia dracunculus (tarragon) is one of the species that belongs to the genus Artemisia, cultivated in Iran.The current study aimed to evaluate the antioxidant activity of extracts and essential oil obtained from aerial parts of A. dracunculus.The total amounts of ... read more
Research Article
Arash Shakouri, Mohammad Reza Shoushizadeh, Fatemeh Nematpour
Seas and oceans have been recognized as a rich source of metabolites and bioactive compounds with biodiversity and drug activity. These compounds have accumulated in various organisms. Bioactive compounds can be extracted from various animal groups, such as coral, crabs, moss animals, Echinodermata, case-bearers, fishes, and sponges.Antimicrobial ... read more
Research Article
Sharareh Lotfalian, Azizollah Ebrahimi, Mohamad Reza Mahzoonieh
Bacterial endophytes are colonizers of the inner plant tissues in which they do not normally cause any substantial morphological changes or disease symptoms. Endophytic bacteria are safe microorganisms that reside within the plant hosts and are known to enhance the growth and development of host plants, probably ... read more
Research Article
Hoda Mojiri Forushani, Ali Asghar Hemmati, Ali Khodadadi, Mohammad-Ali Assarehzadegan, Mohammad Rashno
Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is among the world’s most prevalent and common respiratory system diseases. Several previous studies have revealed the contribution of angiotensin in the pathogenesis of PF; subsequently, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) and angiotensin receptor antagonists (ARDs) have been proposed for the treatment of pulmonary fibrosis ... read more
Research Article
Hossein Danafar
Natural products derived from plants play a significant function in healthcare in many cultures, both ancient and modern. curcumin (CUR) is a chemical constituent of turmeric with anticancer activity, but its poor water solubility limits its use clinically.To improve the bioavailability and water solubility of curcumin, we ... read more
Research Article
Mehtap Tugce Ozkan, Rezzan Aliyazicioglu, Selim Demir, Sema Misir, Ibrahim Turan, Sermet Yildirmis, Yuksel Aliyazicioglu
Primula vulgaris has been used in traditional treatment, and its biological functions are attributed to its polyphenolics content.The aim of this study was to determine the phenolics composition and the antioxidant activity of water extract of P. vulgaris (WEP) and to determine its probable preventive effects against ... read more
Research Article
Neda Ghamarzad Shishavan, Mehran Mesgari Abbasi, Rogayeh Amini Afshar, Parvin Zakeri Milani, Fariba Yahyavi
Methotrexate (MTX), as one of the most pivotal drugs in treatment of some malignancies and autoimmune diseases, is associated with damages to different tissues particularly the liver tissue through impairing the balance between antioxidant and pro-oxidants. Pomegranate peel is a great source of polyphenols with antioxidant function ... read more
Brief Report
Zahra Ramezani, Mitra Zamani
Hypericin was extracted from Hypericum perforatum L. using a different extraction procedure. Highest amounts of hypericins were extracted by ultrasonic methods using methanol: acetone 2:1 as an extracting solvent. Hypericin contents of the extract was purified by passing it through 2 series of 70 × 5 mm ... read more

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