About the Journal

Tropical Journal of Natural Product Research is a peer-reviewed, open access online international journal which publishes original research papers. The journal welcomes submission from scholars and experts for possible publication from all over the world. The scope of the journal includes: Pharmaceutical research, chemistry and biochemistry of naturally occurring compounds, biological evaluation of crude extracts, ethnomedicine, traditional and complementary medicine, ethnopharmacology, biomedical research, Biotechnology, Evaluation of natural substances of land and sea and of plants, microbes and animals, pharmacognosy, bioavailability, clinical, pharmacological, toxicological studies and pharmacokinetics of phytochemicals, Isolation and characterization of compounds, structure elucidation, synthesis and experimental biosynthesis of natural Product as well as developments of methods in these areas are welcomed in the journal. Finally, research papers in fields on the chemistry-biology boundary, papers discussing the screening of natural Product for biological activity against different health targets are also encouraged. Read More

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Medicinal Plants as Recent Complementary and Alternative Therapy for COVID-19: A Review

Dewa A. A. S. Laksemi, Dewa M. Sukrama, Made Sudarmaja, Putu A. A. Damayanti, Kadek Swastika, Ni L. P. E. Diarthini, Nyoman M. Astawa, Ketut Tunas

Original Research Articles

In-silico and In-vitro Studies of Antioxidant and Sun Protection Activities of Sappan Wood (Caesalpinia sappan L.) 

Ni Putu L. Laksmiani, Ni Putu E. Leliqia, Pande M. N. Armita, Nyoman I. G. K. Arijana, Anak A. B. Y. Saputra, Kadek I. Prananingtyas

Supplementation of Synbiotic Content of Moringa oleifera Extract and Lactobacillus to Improve Growth Performance in Starter Phase Diet of Broiler Chicken

Widya P. Lokapirnasari, Mirni Lamid, Rochmah Kurnijasanti, Nova Teriyanto, Ajeng T. Kartika, Evania H. Chandra, Kornelia K. Riong, Andreas B. Yulianto

Antibacterial Activity and Stability Evaluation of “Apo-taat” Remedy Extract for Inhibiting Diarrhea-Causing Bacteria

Sumalee Panthong, Intouch Sakpakdeejaroen, Pranporn Kuropakornpong, Jaiboonya Jaicharoensub, Arunporn Itharat

Cytotoxic Assessment of Xylopia aethiopica [Dun.] A. on Human Prostate and Breast Cancer Cell Lines

Emeka E. J. Iweala, Eunice O. Bankole, Franklyn N. Iheagwam, Omoremime E. Dania, Ujowundu F. Ntite

Protective Effects of Caffeine and Artemisinin against Initiation of Breast Tumour in 7, 12-Dimethylbenzanthracene treated Albino Rats 

Titilope M. Dokunmu, David O. Enoma, Sandra C. Opara, Omiete U Awani, Omolara F. Yakubu, Michael O. Ezekiel, Oluwakemi A. Rotimi, Solomon O. Rotimi, Abiodun H. Adebayo

Screening of Probiotic Characteristics of Lactic Acid Bacteria Isolated from Some Fermented Nigerian Food Products

Ayodeji S. Ajayi, Bimpe O. Ogunleye, Michael A. Oluwasola, Cecilia K. Okediya, Osarobo B. Akpata, Olayemi O. Akinnola

Screening and Optimization of Culture Conditions for Local Production of Tannase from Fungal Species

Toluwanimi V. Afolayan, Moses E. Adah, Olubunmi I. Ibidapo, Moses O. Orotope, Frank A. Orji, Ariyo C. Famotemi, Joy Ehiwuogu-Onyibe, Adekunle K. Lawal

Ulcer-Protective Property of Bryophyllum pinnatum Leaf Extract and their Phytosomal Formulations 

Emenike B. Amadi, Emmanuel C. Ossai, Obiora C. Ugwu, Valentine O. Nwanelo, Chioma A. Anosike, Petra O. Nnamani, Okwesili F. C. Nwodo