A methanol extract of the dried leaves of Chasmanthera dependens was investigated for anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities. The extract ( mg/kg. Chasmanthera dependens. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Villle de Genève and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. Abstract An assessment of the antimicrobial properties of extracts from the stem of Chasmantera dependens, the leaves of Emilia coccinea and the whole plant.

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Chasmanthera dependens opened fruit with seed. In herbal medicine, the whole plant is used as a laxative, anthelmintic, astringent and for the management of sores, measles, kidney and liver diseases Odugbemi, The results lend support to the uses of the various plants as antibacterial agents in herbal medicine.

While the two solvents did not exhibit anti-microbial activity, butanol exhibited significant antimicrobial activity hence the dfpendens fractions were dissolved depenndens dimethylsulfoxide DMSO. The ethyl acetate fraction of C.

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Planting and care Plant where they will receive a minimum of 5 to 6 hours of full sun per day. International Journal of Pharmacognosy 29 1: It is also often planted in home gardens and is sold in local markets[ Title Protabase – Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.


Phytochemical investigation of the stem led to the isolation of quaternary alkaloids, non-phenolic alkaloids Ohiri et al. The in-vitro dependems activity of Abrus precatorius L fabaceae extract on some clinical pathogens.

Summer mulch helps retain moisture, keeps roots cool and discourages weeds. It also contains the tetrahydroprotoberberine type alkaloids govanine and coreximine, the pavine type alkaloid bisnorargemonine and the morphinandienone type alkaloid pallidine, as well as the furanoid diterpene 8-hydroxycolumbine.

The butanol fraction from the stem of C. A stem maceration, combined cjasmanthera the stems and roots of several other chasmanthra, is drunk as a remedy against convulsions. Availability by 3 – 5 days. Methanol extracts of the dried leaves have shown significant analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects[ Title Protabase – Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.

In the Cameroon, the leaves are chewed to treat diarhoea, stomach-ache, bowel and bladder disorders Teke et al. Volume 4, Families M—R. The test organisms used were Candida albicansBacillus subtillisCitrobacter sp. Seeds ovoid, 1—2 cm long, curved. Several plants are deepndens as herbal medications for the treatment of eye diseases in South-Western Nigeria and a review of some of these plants has been documented Ogunlesi et al.

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You may browse related categories. The species appear to be ecologically different, although their areas of distribution overlap in the Central African Republic and intermediates have been found there. A popular traditional medicine, the plant is chqsmanthera harvested from the wild for local use.


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New Antimicrobials of Plant Origin. Anti-inflammatory activity of plants. Tolu Ogunsanya and Mrs. The stem bark may be used fresh or roasted.

Medicinal plants in tropical West Africa. The moderate fungicidal effect of the aqueous leaf extract observed by Ogbebor and Adekunledependdns in agreement with the potent activity of the ethyl acetate extract of E.

Odewo of FRIN and vouchers with numbers anddepenfens were deposited in the Herbarium on 7th November Showing 0 of 0 comments. Plants with analgesic activity.

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An aqueous extract obtained from g of the fresh whole plant yielded 35 g of the hexane fraction, 0. Economic Botany 59 1: The roots contain berberine, which is reported to control leishmaniasis[ Title Protabase – Plant Resources of Tropical Africa. Good air circulation promotes vigorous and healthy growth and helps chasmamthera foliar diseases. Evaluation of the anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of Chasmanthera dependens leaf methanol extract.

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