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Antidiabetic potential of methanolic leaf extracts of Icacina trichantha in alloxan-induced diabetic mice
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Treatment of alloxan-induced diabetic mice with the crude extract of Icacina trichantha leaves brought down the raised blood glucose levels significantly in a dose-dependent manner, suggesting that I.trichantha possesses antidiabetic property.
HEXANE EXTRACT OF Dacryodes edulis FRUITS POSSESSES ANTI-DIABETIC AND HYPOLIPIDAEMIC POTENTIALS IN ALLOXAN DIABETES OF RATS
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The findings portend that D. edulis hexane fruit extract possesses hypoglycaemic and hypolipidaemic activities as well as restoration of the pancreatic architecture without any obvious untoward hepatic damages, suggesting that its use in the management of the diabetes may be valid.
Evaluation of Mallotus oppositifolius Methanol Leaf Extract on the Glycaemia and Lipid Peroxidation in Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Rats: A Preliminary Study
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The extract showed in vitro concentration-dependent antioxidant activity following the 1,1-diphenyl-2-picryl-hydrazyl (DPPH) and ferric reducing assays and suggest the presence of active antidiabetic and antioxidant principles in M. oppositifolius leaves.
Anti-diabetic activities of the methanol leaf extracts of Hymenocardia acida (tul.) in alloxan-induced diabetic rats.
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The extract of methanolic extract of Hymenocardia acida leaves did not demonstrate any acutely toxic effect in rats within the dose range employed in the study; hence it was well tolerated by the rats.
A Small Green Red-Ox Carries a Bright Medical Future for Sub-Saharan Africa
Purpose of ReviewRedox-related diseases are prevalent globally. Given the cost of allopathic medicines, “green preparations” are often relied on in economically developing countries. This review
Impact of Egg Size on the Fertility, Hatchability and Early Growth Traits of Two Varieties of Guinea Fowl in a Humid Tropical Environment -
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Investigation of the effect of egg size groupings from which keets were hatched had on the fertility, hatchability and early growth traits of two varieties of guinea fowl showed that birds hatched from egg size Group B had better fertility and hatchability in the two varieties.
Evaluation of the hepato-protective potential of Sarcocephalus latifolius leaf methanol extracts in paracetamol-induced liver damage of mice
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It is portend that SLM extract possesses hepato-protective and antioxidant activity in paracetamol-induced hepao-compromised mice without any obvious untoward kidney damages suggesting that its use in the management of the liver diseases may be appropriate.
Gastroprotective effects of methanol extract of Eremomastax speciosa leaf harvested in Southern part of Nigeria in rat
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The findings showed that ESE protected the rats against chemical-induced gastric ulcer through anticholinergic and antihistaminic mechanisms, and reduced the severity of indomethacin- and ethanol- induced gastric injuries and gastric acid contents in Shay rats.
Analgesic activity of the methanol leaf extract of Delonix regia.
TLDR
The methanolic leaf extract of Delonix regia demonstrated significant analgesic activity that may be mediated through peripheral and central mechanisms.
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