About the Journal

Tropical Journal of Natural Product Research (TJNPR) is the official scientific publication of the Natural Product Research group, University of Benin; and it is available in both printed and electronic formats. The journal is published monthly.

Tropical Journal of Natural Product Research (TJNPR) 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.

Current Issue

Vol. 8 No. 4 (2024): Tropical Journal of Natural Product Research (TJNPR)
Published: 2024-05-01


  • Oridonin: A Mini Review on the Anti-Cancer, Anti-Inflammatory, Cardioprotective, Hepatoprotective, Renoprotective and Lung Protective Properties

    Eric W.C. Chan, H. T. Chan, S. K. Wong
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.1
  • Testaments of Female Natural Contraceptives: An Update on the Usage of African Herbal Remedies

    Oluwasegun Adedokun, Kingsley Igharo, Ifedolapo Akindele, Ibiwumi Adedeji, Olayinka Ogunmefun, Ume Ogochuwkwu, Nnamani Didacus
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.2
  • Bioaccumulation of Heavy Metals in Five Species of Fish Obtained from the Estuary of Rabat, Morocco

    Samar Aarabi, Oussama Chauiyakh, Tarik Bouganssa, Elmostafa El Fahime, Aziz Et-tahir
    6765 - 6770
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.3
  • The Effect of Red Betel Leaf (Piper crocatum) Ethanol Extract on the Histopathological Eye Image of Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Rat (Rattus norvegicus)

    Efrisca Br Damanik, Derri R.T. Manafe, Dyah G.R. Kareri
    6771 - 6774
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.4
  • Curcuma sirirugsae, a New Species of the family Zingiberaceae from Northern Thailand

    Sarayut Rakarcha, Piyaporn Saensouk, Charun Maknoi, Woranart Thammarong, Surapon Saensouk
    6775 - 6780
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.5
  • Drug-Piperaceae Herb Interaction Potency Through Analgesic, Anxiolytic, and AntiInflammatory Activity Studies

    Fransiska M. Christianty, Arista S. Dewi, Fitrotun Khasanah, Diana Holidah, Ika P. Dewi, Fifteen A. Fajrin
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.6
  • Gas Chromatography Analysis, Mineral Contents and Anti-inflammatory Activity of Sonchus maritimus

    Sara Chetehouna, Samir Derouiche, Yassine Réggami, Islam Boulaares, Ahlem Frahtia
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.7
  • Alpha-Amylase Inhibitory and Antioxidant Activity of Red Galls Induced by Forda riccobonii in Pistacia atlantica Desf. Leaves: In vitro and In silico Studies

    Ibrahim Sifi, Imed-eddine Kadi, Jacobus Eloff
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.8
  • Phytochemical Composition, Antibacterial Activity and Acute Toxicity Studies of Euphorbia resinifiera O. Berg

    Basma Aghoutane, Amal Naama, Imane El Attar, Otman El-Gourrami, Hanae El Monfalouti, Badr Eddine Kartah
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.10
  • Investigation of the Water Quality in Oum Er Rbia River (Morocco): A Multifaceted Analysis of Physicochemical, Undesirable Substances, Toxic Compounds, and Bacteriological Traits

    Hicham Ouhakki, Kamal Elfallah, Atman Adiba, Taouil Hamid, Nouredine Elmejdoub
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.11
  • Antianaemic Potential of Flavonoids from Ajwa Date Fruits: An In Silico Study

    Linda Puspita, Soetrisno, Bambang Purwanto, Brian Wasita, Yulia L.R Dewi, Vitri Widyaningsih, Andi Suhendi
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.12
  • Exploring Urban Ethnobotany: A Case Study of Medicinal Plants Traded in Gede Hardjonagoro Market, Surakarta, Indonesia

    Santhyami, Laraswati, Lina Agustina, Putri Agustina
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.13
  • Goniothalamin Isolated from Goniothalamus andersonii Improves Hematological and Biochemical Markers in Induced leukemia BALB/c Mice

    Siti M. Yaacob, Nor H. Iskandar, Zalilawati M. Rashid, Syed A. T. T. Johari, Intan S. Ismail
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.14
  • Evaluation of The Potency of Fermented Single-Bulb Garlic Cultured with Lactobacillus plantarum B1765 As An Antidiabetic In Type 2 Diabetic Rats

    Prima R. Wikandari, Nuniek Herdyastuti, Tukiran, Shod A. Dzulkarnain
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.15
  • Toxicity Evaluation with Brine Shrimp Lethality Test and Phytochemical Analysis of Some Indonesian Plant Extracts As Potential Anti-Colon Cancer Agents

    Dian M. Ulfa, Silvester M. Tulandi, Joko Sulistiyo
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.16
  • Nutritional Qualities of Different Commercial Raspberries Consumed in Morocco

    Hasnaa Sadik, Chadia Ouazzani, Abdellah Moustaghfir, Samira El Ghammarti, Azzedine Er-Ramly, Asmae Touzani, Issam Essebbahi, Rayan Arrahmouni, Abdellah Dami, Lhousaine Balouch
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.17
  • Antioxidant and Anticancer Potentials and Metabolic Profiling of Benjakul, A Thai Herbal Preparation

    Kunyarat Duenngai, Bundit Promraksa, Sutthiwan Janthamala, Malinee Thanee, Papitchaya Sirithawat, Supaporn Wisungre, Sumalin Deechan, Nawarat Meechai, Phakamas Paratang, Anchalee Techasen
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.18
  • Antiplasmodial Activity of Ethanol Extract of Sonneratia alba Leaves

    Muhaimin Muhaimin, Nor Latifah, Anis Y. Chaerunisaa, Anas Subarnas, Yasmiwar Susilawati, Rifanza Hirzan
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.19
  • Exploring Phytochemical Composition, Antioxidant, Antibacterial Properties, and in Silico Study of Aqueous Leaf Extract of Pistacia lentiscus L. from the Eastern Region of Morocco

    Sara Seddoqi, Fatima Aouinti, Mohamed El fadili, Raffaele Conte, Naoufal Elhachlafi, Nadia Gseyra
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.20
  • Improving the Solubility of Fenofibric Acid via Multicomponent Crystal Formation with Theobromine Coformer

    Deni Anggraini, Ferdi Firmansyah, Gressy Novita, Rojilsyah Aulia Audia
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.21
  • HPLC-DAD Analysis and Antioxidant Potential of Ferula assa foetida Resin Ethanol Extract

    Hichem Beladjal, Djilali Bouhadi, Hamza Belkhodja
    6906 - 6910
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.22
  • Cytotoxic and Molecular Docking Potential of β-Sitosterol Isolated from Lantana camara Leaves against Breast (T47D) and Cervical Cancer (HeLa) Cell Lines

    Suryati, Adlis Santoni, Rahmi V. Ulia, Imelda
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.23
  • Durian Seed-Derived nata de durio: A Novel Potential Dietary Fiber for Intestinal Health and Constipation

    Ika Yustisia, Tri S. Syam, Syahrijuita Kadir
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.24
  • Potential Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Ethanol Extract of Caryota urens Lour Fruits on Freund's Complete Adjuvant-Induced Rheumatoid Arthritis in Mice

    Tran T. P. Nhung, Le P.T. Quoc
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.25
  • In vitro Anti-diabetic and Anti-oxidative Evaluation of Hydro-methanol Bark Extract of Bauhinia acuminata (L.)

    Sajani Singharoy, Dibya Pal, Shibani Das, Debidas Ghosh
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.26
  • Protective Role of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria Inoculation in the Development of Drought Tolerance in Shallot: Effects on Hydroxygen Peroxide Production, Lipid Peroxidation, and Secondary Metabolite Production

    Arum Pratiwi, Mochammad D. Maghfoer, Eko Widaryanto, Nurul Aini
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.27
  • Ethanol Extract of Caryota urens Lour Fruits Alleviates Oxidative Stress in a Murine Model of Rheumatoid Arthritis Induced by Freund's Complete Adjuvant

    Tran T. P. Nhung, Le P. T. Quoc
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.28
  • Possible Potential Features of Phytoestrogens of Ambones Banana Blossom (Musa Acuminata Colla) as Nutraceuticals for Menopausal Vaginal Elasticity: An In Silico Study

    Surmiasih, Adi Prayitno, Brian Wasita, Ida Nurwati
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.29
  • LC-MS Chemical Profiling of Dichloromethane Fraction of Methanol Extract of Syzygium samarangense Stem Bark

    Tukiran Tukiran, Ahmad M. Sururi, Irene C. Constanty
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.30
  • HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibition Activity of Sea Pandan Leaves (P. tectorius)

    Jafrinta I. R. Astari, Khairul Anam, Agustina L. N. Aminin, Farras F. Rahma
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.31
  • Botanical Evaluation, GC-MS Analysis and Anti-Inflammatory Properties of the Leaves of Lasimorpha senegalensis Schott (Araceae)

    Felix I. Nwafor, Eleje Okonta, Helen Udodeme, Chima Ugorji, Stella Inya-Agha, Uchenna E. Odoh
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.32
  • Microbiological Quality of Gadus morhua Treated With Silver Nanoparticles Synthesized Using Launaea taraxacifolia Leaves

    Christiana T. Ester, Enobong R. Essien, Kazeem A. Akinwumi, John A. Daramola, Peace U. Iraye
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.33
  • Ameliorative Potentials of Vernonia amygdalina in High-fat Diet and Letrozole-induced Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Female Wistar Rats

    Great O. Adebodun, Abigail Dikne, Akachi Egbeke, Habibah Arikawe, Bonnke Bello, Kelechi Ekwobi, Abimbola O. Ogunsola
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.34
  • Pain Alleviating Potential of Ethanol Extract of Vernonia amygdalina Del. on Writhing in Male Wistar Rats

    Oluwapelumi M. Ajiboye, Aderiike Adewumi, Kayode O. Ogunwenmo, Rufus Animashaun, David O. Jegede, Folasade O. Aina
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.35
  • Molecular Characterization and Resistance Profiling of Multidrug-Resistance Salmonella Species Isolated from Southeast Nigerian River

    Chibundo N. Okorie, Stephen C. Emencheta, Dennis N. Ezeugwu, Jennifer C. Iganga, Ruth N. Nkereuwem, Chidiebere C. Ozioko, Ebele B. Onuigbo, Anthony A. Attama
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.36
  • In vitro Antidiabetic Activity and Sub-chronic Toxicity Profile of Ethanol Extract of Tephrosia bracteolata Leaves

    Precious A. Idakwoji, Mercy Oguche, Fatima A. Sule, Wisdom O. Oniwon, Isaac E. Shaibu, Emmanuel Edegbo, Andrew O. Onoja, Ileje I. Ukwubile
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.37
  • Probiotic Strains Alleviate Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Depressive-Like Symptoms via Attenuation of Neuroinflammatory Signaling in Rats

    Olusegun A. Adeoluwa, Abiola O. Obisesan, Gladys O. Adeoluwa, Elizabeth T. Akinluyi, Safiyyah A. Shehu, Deborah E. Ereh, Lily O. Otomewo
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.38
  • Antioxidant Potential and Cytogenotoxicity Activity of Methanol Extract of Asystasia vogeliana Benth Leaf

    Oludele O. Odekanyin, Sekinat O. Azeez, Tolulope O. Adesodun, Khadijah A. Adekanmbi
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.39
  • Antimicrobial Assay and GC-MS Profile of the Extract of the Endophytic Fungus from Annona muricata (Annonaceae) Leaf

    Chidinma C. Egbo, Duke C. Igboaka, Philip F. Uzor
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.40
  • Characterization of Uropathogenic Escherichia coli by Phylogenetic Grouping, Integron, and Antibiotic Resistance Properties

    Suhad H. Nasif, Munim R. Ali, Ali H. Alsakini
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.41
  • Phytochemical Analysis of Red Betel (Piper crocatum Ruiz & Pav) Stem Extracts and its Antioxidant and Alpha-Glucosidase Inhibitory Potentials

    Candra Irawan, Jenny A. Tambunan, Silvia Rachmy, Imalia D. Putri, Rosalina, Suhartini
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i4.42
  • ERRATUM: Effect of Cinnamomum burmannii Bark Oil on Bacterial Count, Nuclear Factor of Kappa Beta (NF-Kβ/p65), Interleukin-6, and Chest Radiography in Rattus norvegicus with Pneumonia

    Ana Majdawati, Reviono Reviono, Hartono Hartono, Nestri Handayani, Soetrisno Soetrisno
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.26538/tjnpr/v8i1.18
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