Anthocleista is a genus of tree- and shrub-like tropical plants in the gentian family , tribe procera · Anthocleista rhizophoroides · Anthocleista scandens · Anthocleista schweinfurthii · Anthocleista vogelii · Anthocleista zambesiaca. Reference Sources. Entry From. Burkill, H.M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol 3. Names. Anthocleista vogelii Planch. [family LOGANIACEAE] . The objective of the present study was to investigate the antiplasmodial effect of the ethanolic stem bark extract of Anthocleista vogelii at.
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Similar result was reported within 30 minutes to 1 hour after administration of the ethanolic leaf extract of another species of the plant, A. Diabetes mellitus is usually associated with high levels of serum lipids and such an increase causes a risk factor for coronary heart disease Nathan et al.
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There are 1 Wikipedia citations related to Anthocleista vogelii Planch. View at Anthodleista Scholar V. View at Google Scholar T. The animals rats were fasted overnight for 12 h and diabetes was induced by a single intraperitoneal injection i.
Numerous plants indigenous to Nigeria have been found with amazing antimalarial properties. The efficacy of these conventional drugs against malaria parasite has been reported with variable successes [ 1314 ]. Which Countries Are the Hardest Hit? There are 7 citations in Afrirefs related to Anthocleista vogelii Planch.
Alloxan not only destroys the pancreatic beta cells, it also causes kidney damage, which is however reversible Gupta et al. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.
The median lethal dose LD 50 of the stem bark extract of A. Chemotaxonomy and pharmacology of Gentianaceae. A new approach to practical acute toxicity testing. They were kept in well ventilated aluminium cages and fed with Vita feed and were vogelio water ad libitum. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, PA.
The chemosuppressive activity of The bark is obtained by slashing or peeling with a cutlass. How to cite this article: Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift, Phytochemical studies carried out on A. Tests with aqueous, hexane, acetone and methanol extracts of the stem bark in rats showed potent anti-ulcer properties, which could explain the traditional use in the treatment of stomach-ache. Oral glucose loading model has to do with the induction of hyperglycaemia in the presence of intact pancreas while alloxan is a diabetogenic agent that selectively destroys the insulin secreting pancreatic beta cells when administered intraperitoneally to an experimental animal.
Email this to a friend Print Share on facebook Tweet this. The significant dose-dependent chemosuppressive effect of A. The choice of these plants was based on previous vogeli of their antiplasmodial property [ 3031 ].
The animals showed no changes in general appearance during anthocoeista 14 days period. In Ghana a root decoction of Anthocleista vogelii and Combretum mucronatum Schumach.
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In diabetic state, insulin deficiency also contributes to derangements of various metabolic and regulatory mechanisms in vogelio body Nathan et al. It is not in danger of genetic erosion. The roots are dug up when the soil is workable. Precise statistics are unknown about antholceista prevalence of malaria because many cases occur in rural areas where people do not have access to hospitals or the means to afford health care; hence, majority of cases are undocumented [ 5 ].
Sap of young leaves, root powder or bark pulp is used to treat sores, abscesses, as a haemostatic and for cicatrization.
Preparation and properties of a cholesterol oxidase from Nocardia sp. The animal experiments were performed according to the approved guidelines of Obafemi Awolowo University research ethics committee. Phytochemical composition of the ethanolic stem bark extract of A. Neuwinger, African Traditional Medicine. The mechanism of action of these extracts of Anthocleista species was however said to be similar to that of anthoclleista, a standard antimalarial drug which induced the destruction anrhocleista the asexual forms of the Plasmodium parasite [ 42 ].
Antidiabetic activity of the mangrove species Ceriops decandra in alloxan-induced diabetic rats. Medpharm Scientific, Stuttgart, Germany.
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The extract was administered for 6 days and, on the first day after administration, the mice were sacrificed, and blood was collected from each anthocleizta in all the groups by cardiac puncture using sterile syringes and needles. There are about 50 species in the genus, native mainly to tropical Africaincluding Madagascar and the Mascarene Islands.
Research Journal of Medicinal Plants, The leaves are collected from young trees or by climbing older ones. The high level of parasitaemia is an important feature of Plasmodium infection which could result in severe anaemia. Again, the remarkable activity of quinine and other related drugs and the success anthoclleista artemisinin stimulated the search for new plant derived antimalarial drugs [ 19 ].
Seeds obliquely ovoid-globose, 2—2. The rats were kept under laboratory ambient conditions and observed for signs of toxicity which include but not limited to stretching, respiratory distress, change anthicleista body weight and mortality for the first critical 4 h and there after daily for 14 days.