Amel Bouzabata

Amel Bouzabata
Badji Mokhtar - Annaba University | UBMA · Department of Pharmacy

Professor of Pharmacognosy

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November 2007 - August 2016
Badji Mokhtar - Annaba University
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  • Medical Doctor

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Publications (38)
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The chemical composition of 27 oil samples of Myrtus communis isolated from leaves collected in three locations in north-eastern Algeria was investigated by GC(RI) and 13C NMR spectroscopy. Yields ranged between 0.2-1.2% (w/w). The chemical composition of the oils was largely dominated by monoterpene hydrocarbons, with alpha-pinene (40.5-64.0%), 1,...
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This study aimed to assess and correlate the phenolic content and the antioxidant activity of the methanol extracts of the stems, roots, flowers, and leaves of Echinops spinosus L. from north-eastern Algeria. Qualitative analysis was performed by high-resolution mass spectrometry (HR) LC-ESI-Orbitrap-MS and (HR) LC-ESI-Orbitrap-MS/MS). Forty-five c...
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The aim of the study was to quantitatively document the use of plant-based medicine for the management of diabetes in Northeastern Algeria. Samples of 300 diabetic patients and 20 traditional healers were interviewed in five districts within Northeastern Algeria. The study showed that 4 % of patients used phytotherapy in the management of type 2 di...
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The genus Echinops(Asteraceae family, Echinopeae class) comprises ca. 120 species and is native to Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. In Algeria, this genus is represented by the very common species Echinops spinosus L., also known as “Tesskra”, which is used as a diuretic, hypoglycemic, liver disorders, for post-partum care, and for its st...
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Background: The genus Echinops (Asteraceae family, Echinopeae class) consists of ca. 120 species and is native to Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. In Algeria, this genus is represented by the very common species Echinops spinosus L. also known as “tesskra,” which is used as a diuretic, hypoglycemic, for stomachic effects, liver disorders,...
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Objectives To explore the potential anti‐inflammatory activity of Bupleurum marginatum extracts using in vitro and in vivo studies supported by virtual screening. Methods Antioxidant activity was assessed using the DPPH˙ and inhibition of 2‐deoxyribose degradation assays. Anti‐inflammatory activity was determined in vitro by measuring the suppress...
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L’épreuve des Q.C.M reste une épreuve incontournable pour la préparation du concours de spécialité en pharmacie. Malgré son importance, dans toutes les disciplines pharmaceutiques il n’existe pas d’ouvrage pédagogique dédié à la pharmacognosie. Cet ouvrage rassemble 150 Q.C.M, et constitue un outil pédagogique pour aider à réviser efficacement le...
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L’indice mousse est un indice qui reflète la présence quantitative des saponosides qui sont des composés terpeno-stéroidiques. On a montré a travers cette présentation pédagogique comment calculer l’indice mousse à partir d’un décocté aqueux de la réglisse à 1%.
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Algeria is a country possessing rich and diverse natural health traditions based on the use of plants. The richness of the biodiversity provides a large number of plant speciesavailable for medicinal use. Diabetes, mainly type 2, is a burgeoning global issue for health care systems to address. Despite the biodiversity in Algeria, only a few reports...
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Highlights: Algeria is a country possessing rich and diverse natural health traditions based on the use of plants. The richness of the biodiversity makes the medicinal use of a large number of plant species possible. Diabetes, mainly type 2, is a burgeoning global issue for health care systems to address. Despite the biodiversity in Algeria, only...
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Background: In Algeria, the cosmetic market is competitive, with an annual growth of 12%. Because of the toxicity of synthetics cosmetics, the industry is currently more concentrated on herbal cosmetics. Phytocosmetic is an important aspect of traditional medicine in Algerian culture, whose information is scanty. Objective: The present study has be...
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Ce manuscrit est une conférence détaillée sur les généralités de la pharmacognosie. Il est adressé particulièrement aux étudiants en master souhaitant acquérir des notions de base en pharmacognosie. Il comporte deux parties, la première englobe sept sections sur les généralités de cette discipline en explicitant la terminologie employée, les méthod...
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L’Algérie possède une réserve de remèdes à base de plantes et de savoir-faire dans la médecine traditionnelle. Aujourd’hui, les médicaments à base de plantes (MABP) occupent une place considérable dans le commerce pharmaceutique international. La reconnaissance de leur valeur clinique, pharmaceutique, et économique continue encore de croître. L’Alg...
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L’Organisation mondiale de la santé exhorte les pays en voie de développement à intégrer, dans leur système officiel de santé, les remèdes à base de plantes dont les aspects, innocuité, efficacité et qualité sont garantis. L’Algérie possède une réserve de remèdes à base de plantes, de savoir-faire s’inscrivant dans le cadre de la médecine tradition...
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En cette fin d'année, je reste un élément d'un système de santé étrange qui a permis le passage du RHB du stade de médicament au stade de complément alimentaire. Le RHB: Rahmat Rabbi considéré comme un médicament miracle contre le diabète, classé et requalifié de complément alimentaire. Balancé entre le ministère de la Santé et le ministère du Comm...
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enus Myrtus L. (Myrtaceae family) comprises two species, Myrtus communis L. (Known as Common myrtle) growing wild all around the Mediterranean basin and Myrtus nivellei Batt. and Trab. (Known as Saharan myrtle), found in Central Sahara. Only one country, Algeria, hosts both species, M. communis in the North, M. nivellei in the South. The aim of the...
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Dans le cadre d’une initiation à la compréhension des polyphénols, ce guide a pour objectif la sensibilisation des étudiants à la connaissance de la grande classe des polyphénols. Le plan de ce guide est une classification, en accordant une importance à la chimie et à l’origine biogénétique. Les polyphénols constituent un vaste groupe doté d’une di...
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Curcuminoids, are the principal natural yellow pigments found in the turmeric rhizomes (Curcuma longa L. Zingiberaceae). Among them, curcumin (C), demethoxycurcumin (DMC) and bisdemethoxycurcumin (BDMC) represent the main chemical components responsible for the bioactivity [1]. The presence of a simple and precise method based on the curcuminoids c...
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Rhizomae Curcumae Longae is the dried rhizome of Curcuma longa L. (Zingiberaceae), commonly known as turmeric. This herbal material has a long history of traditional use for culinary purposes as a spice and as a food colorant. In Algeria, turmeric is known in Arabic as “Kurkuma”, and used in culinary and in traditional medicine [1]. This study was...
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Dans un premier temps, nous avons montré que la composition chimique de l’huile essentielle du myrte du Nord-Est algérien, avec l’analyse de 27 échantillons est homogène, dominée par l’association α-pinène/1,8-cinéole et caractérisée par l’absence d’acétate de myrtényle. Ensuite, nous avons analysé 55 échantillons d’huile essentielle préparés avec...
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Ce travail de thèse, financé par une bourse du Ministère algérien de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique dans le cadre du «PROFAS B», a pour objectif la valorisation des PMA en Algérie, par la caractérisation de diverses plantes poussant à l’état spontané à travers la composition chimique des huiles essentielles et l’évaluation...
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Rhizomae Curcumae Longae is the dried rhizome of Curcuma longa L. (Zingiberaceae), commonly known as turmeric, has a long history of traditional uses for culinary purposes as a spice and as a food colorant. This study was aimed at establishing the microscopic identification of different commercial samples and developing parameters for discriminatin...
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Curcuma longa L. (Zingiberaceae), commonly known as turmeric, has a long history of traditional uses for culinary purposes as a spice and a food colorant. The present study aimed to document the ethnobotanical knowledge about Curcuma longa, and to assess the variation in the herbalists’ experience in Northeastern Algeria. Data were collected using...
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In Algeria, Myrtus communis L. is distributed throughout the Tell Atlas and the coastal regions of Algiers and Constantine. The leaves are used in respiratory disorders, diarrhea and hemorrhoids. The aims of this work were to evaluate the antifungal and anti-inflammatory potential of well characterized essential oils (EO). Since EO can be applied b...
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The composition of eight oil samples isolated from leaves of Eucalyptus bosistoana F. Muell., acclimatized in Tamanrasset (southern Algeria, Saharan climate), has been investigated by GC (retention indices), GC-MS and 13C NMR spectroscopy. T wo groups may be distinguished. The five samples of group I have their composition dominated by p-cymene (32...
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Curcuma longa L. (Zingiberaceae), commonly known as turmeric, has a long history of traditional uses for culinary purposes as a spice and a food colorant. The present study aimed to document the ethnobotanical knowledge about Curcuma longa, and to assess the variation in the herbalists’ experience in Northeastern Algeria. Data were collected using...
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Ethnopharmacologic relevance: Myrtus nivellei Batt. & Trab. (Myrtaceae) known as Sahara myrtle is appreciated by the Touaregs as medicinal plant. Infusion of leaves is employed against diarrhea and blennorrhea. Crushed leaves added to oil or to butter ointment have been traditionally used for the treatment of dermatosis. Aim of the study is to con...
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This study reports an ethnobotanical survey of the medicinal plants used for the treatment of diabetes and hypertension in six divisions of Souk Ahras District in Algeria. A total of 200 informants, including some healers, were interviewed throughout different divisions of the district. These ethnobotanical investigations allowed the development of...
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The composition of 55 samples of essential oil isolated from the aerial parts of wild growing Myrtus communis L. harvested in 16 locations from East to West Algeria were investigated by GC (determination of retention indices) and (13) C-NMR analyses. The essential oils consisted mainly of monoterpenes, α-pinene (27.4-59.2%) and 1,8-cineole (6.1-34....
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Genista numidica Spach ssp numidica (Spach) Batt. is a northeast Algerian endemic plant; the aim of this work is about the phytochemical screening, the microscopic analysis and the antimicrobial activity of the aerial parts of this species (stems, flowers, seeds and pods); there is a wealth in polyphenolic compounds: flavonoids (method of Charaux,...

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