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Evaluation of the in vivo antioxidant, toxicological and chromatographical profiling of leaf extract and fractions of Crescentia cujete Linn. (Bignoniaceae)
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The study validated the antioxidant activity of C. Cujete, which may be connected to high abundance of the detected phenolic compounds, and evaluated the antioxidant potentials of Crescentia cujete leaf.
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND ANTI-INFLAMMATORY ACTIVITY OF ESSENTIAL OILS FROM THE LEAVES OF OCIMUM BASILICUM L. AND OCIMUM GRATISSIMUM L. (LAMIACEAE)
Ocimum basilicum L. and Ocimum gratissimum L. (Lamiaceae) are widely distributed aromatic herbs used in ethnomedicinal management of a range of inflammatory disorders. In the present work we
Evaluation of the in vivo antiplasmodial activity of ethanol leaf extract and fractions of Jatropha gossypifolia in Plasmodium berghei infected mice
TLDR
The leaf extract and fractions of J. gossypifolia administration are safe and possess good antiplasmodial activity, which confirmed its folkloric antimalarial medicinal use.
Evaluation of Antidiabetic Property of Sansevieria liberica Gerald and Labroy (Dracaenaceae) Leaf Using Alloxan Induced Diabetes Model
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S. liberica leaf posses antidiabetic activity which may be due to the phytochemical constituents present, and this justifies its use by local users as traditional remedy for diabetes mellitus.
Evaluation of the hepato-protective and anti-bacterial activities of ethanol extract of Picralima nitida seed and pod
Picralima nitida seed and pod extracts and fractions were screened for antimicrobial activity, using Agar-well diffusion assay and hepatoprotective activity against CCl 4 induced hepato-toxicity in
Pharmacognostic, physicochemical and phytochemical evaluation of the leaves of Fadogia cienkowski Schweinf (Rubiaceae)
Fadogia cienkowskii is a shrub used in folklore medicine. Evaluations of the leaves were carried out to determine the macroscopic, microscopic, chemomicroscopic, physicochemical and phytochemical
Evaluation of the Organ Microscopy, Chemical Composition and Anti-inflammatory Potentials of Methanolic Leaf Extract and Fractions of Diaphananthe bidens
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Mahanolic extract of D. bidens has wide margin of safety and has sufficient deposit of flavonoids which might be responsible for its strong anti-inflammatory activity that is comparable with diclofenac, supporting its ethnomedicinal use in the treatment of inflammation.
PRELIMINARY STUDIES ON THE ANTIMALARIAL PROPERTIES OF THE PEELS OF CITRUS MAXIMA LINN
Even though Citrus plants have antimalarial properties, there is no report of such about peels of C. maxima. This study explored fractions of peels of C. maxima for the presence of antimalarial
Antioxidant Potential of Crude Methanol Leaf extract and Fraction of Mallotus oppositifolius
Mallotus oppositifolius (Geiseler) Mull. Arg.  (Euphorbiaceae) is a predominant edible shrub in Nigeria. It is locally used for treatment of common infections and wounds. This study evaluated the
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