John Wiley and Sons; The bark of an Alstonia sp. In Nigeria they are boiled together for administration as a febrifuge. Effect of glycosides extract of Picralima nitida seed extract on mean fasting blood glucose levels of alloxan-induced diabetic albino rats after subchronic treatment. The qualitative phyto chemical analysis of extracts revealed the presence of the following secondary metabolites in glycosides extract: While Usman and Osuji, reported the remarkable antimicrobial potentials of the leaf methanol extract Chukwujeku et al, investigated the anti-inflammatory and the antimalarial activities of the root extracts. Distinguishing androgen receptor agonists and antagonists:
Properties of ear lobe protein and determination of binding sites in head appendages and other tissues. These reasons have favoured the utilization of alternative medicine to stabilize the blood glucose level in most diabetic patients of some developing countries of the world. Effect of glycosides extract of Picralima nitida seed extract on mean fasting blood glucose levels of alloxan-induced diabetic albino rats after subchronic treatment No. Hypoglycemic drugs of Indian Indigenous origin. Hypoglycemic activity of the leaves extracts of Bersama engleriana in rats. If you are the author of this article you still need to obtain permission to reproduce the whole article in a third party publication with the exception of reproduction of the whole article in a thesis or dissertation.
Antimicrobial activity and phytochemical analyses of Polygonum aviculare L. Ciprofloxacin nitiad Amphotericin were used as standard antibiotics. The seeds were extracted from the pods, air-dried for six weeks in the tropical sunlight and pulverized.
Nigeria: Herbal Cocktail for Drug-Resistant Malaria
In Ghana a decoction is given after childbirth to promote expulsion of the afterbirth. Androgen binding proteins in cock’s tissues: The seed extract of Picralima nitida commonly named Akuamma seed in Ghana and Osi-Igwe seed in Igboland, Eastern Nigeria has been evaluated for blood glucose lowering activity and has been proved effective ljterature such pharmacological action Pocralima et al.
In Africa, it causes more than one million deaths every year, and in Nigeria, the infection rate has been described as holoendemic, with more than 75 per cent of children aged between five and nine years infected and there is need for scourge. International control strategies, with a focus on limited-resource settings. Bacillus subtilisS. Br J Urol ; In some cases a plaster is applied after massage, and in refactory cases where walking has become impossible various parts of Trichilia prieuriana Meliaceae are added to an aqeous infusion of N.
Literature survey on scientific journals, books as well as electronic sources have shown the isolation of alkaloids, tannins, polyphenols and steroids from different parts of the plant, pharmacological studies revealed that the extract or isolated compounds from this species posses analgesic, anti-inflammatory, hypoglyceamic, hypotensive, antiplasmodial, antimicrobial, antiulcer and antitumorigenic activities.
The filtrates were concentrated to solid residues at room temperature. Antimicrobial activity of leaf extracts of Indian medicinal plants against clinical and phytopathogenic bacteria.
In order to litrrature its full pharmacological and therapeutic potentials, the present review focuses on the current medicinal uses, phytochemistry, pharmacological and toxicological activities of this species.
International Journal of Pharmacology, 3: Apart from malaria, it can also be used for hypertension, stomach pain, liver problems, pneumonia, sleeping sickness.
In vivo uptake and metabolism of testosterone by the head appendages of the cock. This maybe due to the inflammation and necrosis of liver hepatocytes Fakeye et al.
Preliminary evaluation of the haematological effects of Picralima nitida saponin extracts on Rattus novergicus. Method of extraction and hitida Five different solvents namely ethyl acetate, methanol, acetone, petroleum ether, chloroform and distilled water were used for extraction.
Evaluation of the Antibacterial Properties of Picralima Nitida Stembark Extracts
Due to this chemical richness, the leaves and the bark are used in different herbal medicines for various purposes. In the present study, the in vitro antimicrobial activity of medicinal plant Parthenium hysterophoruswas evaluated by using chloroform, methanol, acetone, ethyl acetate, petroleum ether and distilled water.
The traditional practitioners use water and methanol as a primary solvent but according to our results depicted in Table 1 showed that ethyl acetate and acetone were better solvent for extracting antimicrobial substance from this weed compared to water and methanol. Many herbalists have claimed to use the leaves, seed or stembark as treatment for various fevers, hypertension, jaundice, gastro-intestinal disorders and for malaria.
Antidiabetic effect of Picralima nitida aqueous seed extract in experimental rabbit model. The bark of an Alstonia sp. Traditional Medicine and Pharmacopoeia: In order to reveal its full pharmacological and therapeutic potentials, the present review focuses on the current medicinal uses, phytochemistry, pharmacological and toxicological activities of this species.
Its root aqueous extract has equally been shown to have purgatory effect. All ilterature drugs were administered ip after the blood samples for 0 h blood glucose levels were collected.
The phytochemical constituents of the plant’s stem bark have been reported to include anthracene derivatives like the uranonaphthoquinones and Newbouldiaquinone.
The findings provide support for the use of this plant in producing literatrue bioactivity compounds having antimicrobial activity.
Of the organic extracts of parthenium screened, the ethyl acetate and acetonic extract has been found to have a better antimicrobial activity than the corresponding m ethanolic extract s Table 1 thus substituting the findings of earlier workers Cowan, ; Eloff, ; Aneja et al.