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Antidiarrhoeal and antiulcerogenic effects of methanolic extract of Asparagus pubescens root in rats.
The effect of methanolic extract of Asparagus pubescens root on experimentally-induced diarrhoea and ulceration was investigated in rats. The extract (500-1500 mg/kg) dose-dependently, reduced… Expand
Antiplasmodial activity of root extract and fractions of Croton zambesicus.
AIM OF THE STUDY Antiplasmodial activity of root extract and fractions of Croton zambesicus were evaluated to ascertain the folkloric claim of its antimalarial activity and elucidate its… Expand
Evaluation of anti-diarrhoeal and anti-ulcerogenic potential of ethanol extract of Carpolobia lutea leaves in rodents.
The effect of ethanol extract of Carpolobia lutea leaves on experimentally induced diarrhoea and ulcers was studied in rodents. The extract (245-735 mg/kg) inhibited small intestinal transit time… Expand
In Vivo Antiplasmodial Potentials of the Combinations of Four Nigerian Antimalarial Plants
- A. C. Adebajo, Samuel Akintunde Odediran, Fatimah Abosede Aliyu, P. Nwafor, Ndifreke Thomas Nwoko, Usenobong Samuel Umana
- 26 August 2014
Various combinations of Nauclea latifolia root, Artocarpus altilis stem bark, Murraya koenigii leaf and Enantia chlorantha stem bark used in African ethnomedicine as decoctions for malaria and… Expand
Antimicrobial activity of Carpolobia lutea extracts and fractions.
- L. L. Nwidu, P. Nwafor, W. Vilegas
- Biology, Medicine
- African journal of traditional, complementary…
- 1 February 2012
Carpolobia lutea (G. Don) (Polygalaceae) is a tropical medicinal plant putative in traditional medicines against gonorrhea, gingivitis, infertility, antiulcer and malaria. The present study evaluated… Expand
Antiinflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic activities of ethanolic root extract of Croton zambesicus.
The ethanolic root extract of C. zambesicus (27-81mg/kg) was evaluated for antiiflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic properties in mice. The extract (27-81mg/kg) demonstrated a weak antiinflammatory… Expand
Gastroprotective effects of leaf extracts of Carpolobia lutea (polygalaceae) G. Don. in rats
The preliminary screening of the gasroprotective effects of Carpolobia lutea leaf extracts was investigated through bioactivity guided gradient extraction. Experimentally induced gastric ulceration… Expand
Anti-nociceptive effects of Carpolobia lutea G. Don (Polygalaceae) leaf fractions in animal models
- Lucky L. Nwidu, P. Nwafor, +4 authors R. Nunes-de-Souza
- Chemistry, Medicine
- 24 February 2011
Leaves from Carpolobia lutea (Polygalaceae) were screened to establish the antiulcer ethnomedicinal claim and to quantitatively isolate, elucidate the active compounds by semi-preparative HPLC. The… Expand
Acute toxicity study of methanolic extract of Asparagus pubescens root in rats
The acute toxicity study of methanolic extract of Asparagus pubescens root was studied on rats. The indices of the study were the liver enzymes (transaminases), cholesterol, creatinine and urea serum… Expand
Antiulcer and anticonvulsant activity of Croton zambesicus.
The ethanolic root extract of Croton zambesicus was investigated for its potential to protect gastric mucosa against ulcers induced by indomethacin, ethanol and reserpine. The anticonvulsant activity… Expand