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The use of a Cissus quadrangularis/Irvingia gabonensis combination in the management of weight loss: a double-blind placebo-controlled study
AimTo evaluate the effects of two formulations, Cissus quadrangularis-only and a Cissus quadrangularis/Irvingia gabonensis combination, on weight loss in overweight and obese humanExpand
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Chocolate is a powerful ex vivo and in vivo antioxidant, an antiatherosclerotic agent in an animal model, and a significant contributor to antioxidants in the European and American Diets.
Chocolate today is often viewed as a food or snack with little nutritional value. The high saturated fat content of chocolate has also contributed to the belief that its consumption increases theExpand
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Antioxidant capacity of some herbs/spices from cameroon: a comparative study of two methods.
This study evaluates the antioxidant capacity of 14 herbs/spices from Cameroon. Freeze-dried samples extracted in methanol (free or unconjugated polyphenol) and in 1.2 M hydrochloric acid (HCl) inExpand
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The antidiarrhoeal activity of Alchornea cordifolia leaf extract
Diarrhoea is a public health problem in developing countries. It is therefore important and useful to identify plants with antidiarrhoeal activity. Alchornea cordifolia is quoted by many traditionalExpand
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The effect of Cissus quadrangularis (CQR-300) and a Cissus formulation (CORE) on obesity and obesity-induced oxidative stress
AimObesity is generally linked to complications in lipid metabolism and oxidative stress. The aim of this study was to compare the effect of a proprietary extract of Cissus quadrangularis (CQR-300)Expand
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The use of a Cissus quadrangularis formulation in the management of weight loss and metabolic syndrome
AimOnce considered a problem of developed countries, obesity and obesity-related complications (such as metabolic syndrome) are rapidly spreading around the globe. The purpose of the present studyExpand
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Folin-Ciocalteau Reagent for Polyphenolic Assay
Summary of Manual Dual Reagent Procedure [2] Up to100 µL of properly diluted sample in an organic water-mis-cible solvent with at least 6 mL of water + 0.5 mL of F-C reagent (Sigma); wait between 1 -Expand
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EFFECT OF EREMOMASTAX SPECIOSA ON EXPERIMANTAL DIARRHOEA.
This study investigated the anti diarrhoeal activity of the aqueous extract of dried ground leaves of Eremomastax speciosa (Hochst.) Acanthaceae. Diarrhea was induced in mice by the administration ofExpand
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Piper species protect cardiac, hepatic and renal antioxidant status of atherogenic diet fed hamsters.
Pre-clinical and clinical studies points to the use of antioxidants as an effective measure to reduce the progression of oxidative stress related disorders. The present study evaluate the effect ofExpand
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Haematinic activity of Hibiscus cannabinus
The haematinic activity of an orally administered aqueous extract of Hibiscus cannabinus leaves was studied on haemolytic anaemic rats. Anaemia was induced by an oral administration ofExpand
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