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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Studies of the antiplasmodial effect of A. On the 15th day, the rats one at a time were euthanized in an air tight glass chamber saturated with diethyl ether, they were dissected and blood samples were collected by cardiac puncture into plain bottles.

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For instance, the decoction of A. Anthocleista vogelii Prelude Medicinal Plants Database x – 3k – jpg www. A colorimetric method for the determination of serum glutamic oxalacetic and glutamic pyruvic transaminases. View at Google Scholar S. Phytochemical screening of the plant extract revealed the presence anthoccleista saponins, cardiac glycosides, flavonoids, terpenes, alkaloids, and steroid. Introduction Malaria, an infectious disease associated with fever, anaemia, and other pathologies, is caused by species of Plasmodium.



Anthocleista vogelii – Useful Tropical Plants

The study was conducted in the animal house and in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Uyo, Uyo. In ethno-medicine, different parts of A. Medpharm Scientific, Stuttgart, Germany.

The result obtained from this test was used as basis for selecting the subsequent doses in the anthocelista two test. A plaster of pulp of terminal buds is used to draw out thorns or splinters and is applied to snakebites.

Percentage parasitaemia and average percentage parasitaemia were calculated according to the following formula adopted by [ 28 ]: Antibacterial activity of some medicinal plants from Nigeria.

Anthocleista vogelii contains the closely related secoiridoid glycosides secologanic acid, vogeloside, and sweroside. Vgelii Plants, Soumyanath, A.

Articles lacking in-text citations from August All articles lacking in-text citations Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Chemotaxonomy and pharmacology of Gentianaceae. Malaria, an infectious disease associated with fever, anaemia, and other pathologies, is caused by species of Plasmodium.

West African Plants – A Photo Guide – Anthocleista vogelii Planch.

The LD 50 of ethanolic stem bark of A. In Ghana a root decoction of Anthocleista vogelii and Combretum mucronatum Schumach. The results show that A. Induction of diabetes using alloxan monohydrate: Phytochemical analysis of the ethanolic stem bark extract of A.

Hypoglycaemic constituents of Stachytarpheta cayennensis leaf.

The possible mechanism of action in relation to reduction of FBGL might be that it; stimulates the pancreatic beta cells to secrete insulin, improves insulin sensitivity Bosenberg and van Zyl,slows down absorption of carbohydrate and hence slows down glucose production Kruger and Gloster, or it slows down gastric emptying and increase satiety VanDeKoppel et al. It was calculated by subtracting the average percentage parasitaemia in the test group APT from average percentage parasitaemia in control Group G infected untreated group APC.


This page was last edited on 2 Augustat Research Journal of Medicinal Plants, The collected material is dried in the sun and kept in wrappers or it is pounded and made into balls.

In Congo fresh twig bark with manioc is eaten raw to vogelli aspermia. Hence, this study evaluates the anti-diabetic effect of the ethanolic root extract of Anthocleista vogelii in alloxan-induced diabetic rats.

View at Google Scholar M. Cambridge University Press, United Kingdom. Worldwide, clinical cases of malaria were observed in about million people annually resulting in at least 1. View at Google Scholar 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.