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Analgesic, antiinflammatory and hypoglycaemic effects of ethanol extract of Zingiber officinale (roscoe) rhizomes (zingiberaceae) in mice and rats
  • J. Ojewole
  • Medicine
  • Phytotherapy research : PTR
  • 1 September 2006
TLDR
The findings of this experimental animal study indicate that Zingiber officinale rhizomes ethanol extract possesses analgesic, antiinflammatory and hypoglycaemic properties, and thus lend pharmacological support to folkloric, ethnomedical uses of ginger in the treatment and/or management of painful, arthritic inflammatory conditions, as well as in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in some rural Africa communities. Expand
Analgesic, antiinflammatory and hypoglycemic effects of Sutherlandia frutescens R. BR. (variety Incana E. MEY.) [Fabaceae] shoot aqueous extract.
  • J. Ojewole
  • Medicine
  • Methods and findings in experimental and clinical…
  • 1 July 2004
TLDR
The results of this experimental animal study suggest that S. frutescens shoot aqueous extract possesses analgesic, antiinflammatory, and hypoglycemic properties, and thus lend pharmacological credence to the suggested folkloric uses of the herb in the management and/or control of painful, arthritic and other inflammatory conditions, as well as for adult-onset, type-2 diabetes mellitus in some communities of South Africa. Expand
Antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory and antidiabetic properties of Hypoxis hemerocallidea Fisch. & C.A. Mey. (Hypoxidaceae) corm ['African Potato'] aqueous extract in mice and rats.
  • J. Ojewole
  • Medicine
  • Journal of ethnopharmacology
  • 3 January 2006
TLDR
The findings of this experimental animal study indicate that H. hemerocallidea corm aqueous extract (APE) possesses antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory and antidiabetic properties; and thus lend pharmacological support to folkloric, anecdotal uses of 'African Potato' in the treatment and/or management of painful, arthritic inflammatory conditions, as well as in the management of type-2 diabetes mellitus in some parts of southern Africa. Expand
Hypoglycemic and hypotensive effects of Psidium guajava Linn. (Myrtaceae) leaf aqueous extract.
  • J. Ojewole
  • Medicine
  • Methods and findings in experimental and clinical…
  • 1 December 2005
TLDR
The results of this experimental animal study indicate that the leaf aqueous extract of P. guajava possesses hypoglycemic and hypotensive properties, and thus lend pharmacological credence to the suggested folkloric, ethnomedical uses of the plant in the management or control of adult-onset, type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension in some rural African communities. Expand
Sclerocarya birrea (a. rich) hochst. [‘marula’] (anacardiaceae): a review of its phytochemistry, pharmacology and toxicology and its ethnomedicinal uses
TLDR
A review aimed at compiling all currently available information on S. birrea's chemical constituents, as well as its ethnomedicinal, pharmacological and toxicological properties. Expand
Protective effects of Annona muricata Linn. (Annonaceae) leaf aqueous extract on serum lipid profiles and oxidative stress in hepatocytes of streptozotocin-treated diabetic rats.
TLDR
The findings of this laboratory animal study suggest that A. muricata extract has a protective, beneficial effect on hepatic tissues subjected to STZ-induced oxidative stress, possibly by decreasing lipid peroxidation and indirectly enhancing production of insulin and endogenous antioxidants. Expand
Evaluation of the anti-inflammatory properties of Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst. (family: Anacardiaceae) stem-bark extracts in rats.
  • J. Ojewole
  • Medicine
  • Journal of ethnopharmacology
  • 1 April 2003
TLDR
The results of this experimental animal study indicate that the extracts of S. birrea stem-bark possess anti-inflammatory activity, and lend credence to the suggested folkloric use of the plant in the management and/or control of arthritis and other inflammatory conditions in certain communities of South Africa. Expand
Antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory and antidiabetic effects of Bryophyllum pinnatum (Crassulaceae) leaf aqueous extract.
  • J. Ojewole
  • Chemistry, Biology
  • Journal of ethnopharmacology
  • 13 May 2005
TLDR
The results of this experimental animal study suggest that Bryophyllum pinnatum leaf aqueous extract possesses antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory and hypoglycaemic properties. Expand
Studies on the antiplasmodial properties of some South African medicinal plants used as antimalarial remedies in Zulu folk medicine.
TLDR
The parasite lactate dehydrogenase (pLDH) assay method was used to examine the antiplasmodial activities of the aqueous leaf, stem-bark and fruit extracts of some plants used for the treatment and/or prophylaxis of malaria in KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. Expand
Evaluation of the analgesic, anti‐inflammatory and anti‐diabetic properties of Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst. stem‐bark aqueous extract in mice and rats
  • J. Ojewole
  • Medicine
  • Phytotherapy research : PTR
  • 1 August 2004
TLDR
The results of this experimental animal study indicate that Sclerocarya birrea stem‐bark aqueous extract possesses analgesic, anti‐inflammatory and hypoglycaemic properties, which lend pharmacological support to the suggested folkloric uses of the plant's stem-bark in the management and/or adult diabetes mellitus. Expand
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