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Effects of the aqueous and methylene chloride extracts of Bidens pilosa leaf on fructose-hypertensive rats.
We investigated the effects of the aqueous (150-350 mg/kg) and methylene chloride (150-300 mg/kg) extracts of Bidens pilosa on fructose-induced hypertension in rats. Food and liquid intake wereExpand
Anticonvulsant properties of the methanolic extract of Cyperus articulatus (Cyperaceae).
The methanolic extract of rhizomes of Cyperus articulatus, a plant used in traditional medicine in Africa and Latin America for many diseases, possesses anticonvulsant activity in mice. This extractExpand
Possible mechanisms of action of the neutral extract from Bidens pilosa L. leaves on the cardiovascular system of anaesthetized rats
The aim of this study was to investigate the hypotensive and cardiac effects of the neutral extract from Bidens pilosa leaves. Intravenous administration of the extract resulted in a biphasicExpand
Hypoglycemic activity of Anacardium occidentale l. aqueous extract in normal and streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats
Leaves of Anacardium occidentale (A. occidentale), traditionally used in the South of Cameroon for the treatment of diabetes, were studied for their effects on blood glucose levels in normal andExpand
Sedative properties of the decoction of the rhizome of Cyperus articulatus.
The decoction of the rhizome of Cyperus articulatus is empirically used in several African countries in the treatment of a wide variety of human diseases. Studies were conducted in mice in order toExpand
Crossbreeding Cattle for Milk Production in the Tropics : Effects of Genetic and Environmental Factors on the Performance of Improved Genotypes on the Cameroon Western High Plateau *
Milk is no doubt one of the most important sources of protein in human nutrition in the tropics. In Cameroon, for example, consumption was estimated per capita at 10 kg (11, 45), for an annualExpand
Effects of leaf aqueous extract of Bidens pilosa (Asteraceae) on KCl- and norepinephrine-induced contractions of rat aorta.
The effect of leaf aqueous extract of Bidens pilosa Linn. on KCl- and norepinephrine-induced contractions of rat aortic strips was studied. In aortic strips with endothelium intact, contractionsExpand
Anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of the stem bark extract of Mitragyna ciliata (Rubiaceae) Aubrév. & Pellegr.
Mitragyna ciliata is widely used in traditional medicine for the treatment of inflammation, hypertension, headache, rheumatism, gonorrhoea and broncho-pulmonary diseases. In the present study, theExpand
Angiotensin-Conventing Enzyme-Inhibitory Effect by Ruellia praetermissa
In the search for lead drugs for hypertension from plant origin, Ruellia praetermissa was analyzed for its constituents and inhibitory effects on angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE). The variousExpand
Hypotensive effects of some extracts of the leaves of Musanga cecropioides (Cecropiaceae). Studies in the cat and the rat.
Intravenous administration of 0.1-0.4 ml of a 35mg/ml stock solution of an aqueous leaf extract of Musanga cecropioides (MC) lowered the blood pressure of both normotensive and spontaneouslyExpand
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