The Journal of Medicinal Plants for Economic Development is dedicated to the dissemination of research information on the use of plants and plant products for economic and social development especially in the developing world. It publishes original research papers, critical reviews and communications on the latest developments in phytomedicine with strong emphasis on originality and scientific quality. View our Editorial Team.

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Original Research

Potential therapeutic effects of Hermannia depressa N.E.Br. root extracts  
Brian Ngobeni, Idah T. Manduna, Ntsoaki J. Malebo, Samson S. Mashele
10 June 2024

Review Article

Cultivation and beneficial uses of Pelargonium sidoides DC. – A review  
Yandiswa Mtimkulu, Muinat N. Lewu, Azwimbavhi R. Mulidzi, Francis Lewu
16 May 2024

Original Research

Biological activity of folkloric plants used in the treatment of ‘u wela’ against pathogens  
Tryphina T. Ramavhale, Salome M. Mahlo, Jacobus N. Eloff
03 May 2024

Original Research

An inventory of ethnoveterinary knowledge for chicken disease control in Soroti district, Uganda  
Gerald Zirintunda, John Kateregga, Sarah Nalule, Patrick Vudriko, Savino Biryomumaisho, James O. Acai
18 April 2024

Review Article

Artabotrys brachypetalus Benth.: Evaluation of its traditional uses, phytochemistry, and pharmacological properties  
Alfred Maroyi
15 April 2024

Review Article

Antibacterial evaluation of South African Aloe ferox (Mill)  
Sipho Goge, Karishma Singh, Lisa Komoreng, Roger M. Coopoosamy
18 March 2024

Original Research

Bioactivities of helichrysum cymosum cultivated in aquaponic, hydroponic and field systems  
Zantanta Nomnqophiso, Learnmore Kambizi, Ninon G.E. Etsassala, Felix Nchu
06 March 2024

Original Research

Antifungal and antioxidant properties of medicinal plants used against fungal infections  
Tambudzani C. Machaba, Salome Mahlo, Jacobus Eloff
01 March 2024

Original Research

Cytotoxicity, antifungal and antioxidant properties of Lonchocarpus capassa leaf extracts  
Tambudzani C. Machaba, Salome Mahlo, Jacobus Eloff, Winston Nxumalo, Lyndy McGaw
22 February 2024

Original Research

Glucose transporter 4 translocation and glucose uptake by selected traditional medicinal preparations  
Phillipine K. Moale, Mildred A. Chauke, Matlou P. Mokgotho, Leshweni J. Shai
08 February 2024
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 Event: Unlocking Nature's Pharmacy: The 8th Annual SOMPED International Conference


We invite you to the 8th Annual International Conference of the Society for Medicinal Plants and Economic Development (SOMPED).


Date: 27-29 August 2024

Venue: Elomaz Hotel Maryland, Lagos State, Nigeria

Theme: Medicinal Plants: Role in Contemporaneous Healthcare & Economic Resilience


Register now.

Posted: 2024-06-11

Event: Join us at the 26th IPUF: Celebrating Indigenous Wisdom at !Khwa ttu!


The organising committee warmly welcomes registrants for the 26th Indigenous Plant Use Forum at !Khwa ttu, South Africa.


Nestled near Cape Town, this cultural centre celebrates the ancient San heritage.


Date: 11 August - 16 August 2024

Registration deadline: 11 July 2024


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Posted: 2024-06-11

Press Release: Exciting update!

Our past two editorials for the Journal of Applied Neurosciences are available! Discover the vision and mission behind our new journal and the innovative research we aim to showcase in neuroscience and other biological underpinnings of human behaviour. Read the insightful editorials by our Editor-in-Chief, Dirk J. Geldenhuys, and learn more about our journey and goals. Check it out here: journalofappliedneurosciences.org  
Posted: 2024-05-20 More...

Press Release: The wait is over!

The wait is finally over! We are proud to introduce the African Journal of Creative Economy, your new go-to source for the latest research and insights in Cultural Economics, Creative Industries, Arts and Culture Management and Cultural Studies and Cultural Policy.  Explore our inaugural editorial by Jeanette D. Snowball and Richard Haines, featuring pioneering studies and expert opinions. Don't miss out on the start of something big! Visit ajce.africa  
Posted: 2024-05-17 More...

Notification: Exploring the Rich Tapestry of Research History: Rediscover Timeless Insights

Embark on a journey through the annals of research history! Our journal's archives hold a wealth of knowledge waiting to be rediscovered. From pioneering studies to timeless insights, explore the foundations of today's discussions. Join us in celebrating research history and uncovering the gems that continue to shape our understanding.  
Posted: 2024-05-16 More...
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