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During an ethnopharmacological survey of antiparasitic medicinal plants used in Ivory Coast, 17 plants were identified and collected. Polar, non-polar and alkaloidic extracts of various parts of these species were evaluated in vitro in an antiparasitic drug screening. Antimalarial, leishmanicidal, trypanocidal, antihelminthiasis and antiscabies activities(More)
The essential oil from the rhizomes of Aframomum sceptrum (Zingiberaceae) was analyzed by GC/MS, and its major constituents were found to be β-pinene (12.7%), caryophyllene oxide (10.0%), and cyperene (6.0%). The oil was also evaluated for antimicrobial activities, in comparison with β-pinene, caryophyllene oxide, and the leaf essential oil of Melaleuca(More)
Bioactivity-guided fractionations of chloromethylenic extract of the roots of U. afzelii (Annonaceae), using Leishmania donovani and Trypanosoma brucei brucei bioassay, resulted in the isolation of the two known compounds, emorydone (1) and demethoxymatteucinol (2), previously isolated from the stems, which were characterised from this source. In addition,(More)
The two new acylphloroglucinol derivatives, methylene-bis-aspidinol AB (1) and mallopposinol (2), together with the nine known compounds, aspidinol B (3), methylene-bis-aspidinol (4), (+)-α-tocopherol (5), lupeol (6), stigmasterol (7), phytol (8), bergenin (9), squalene (11) and methyl gallate (10) were isolated from the leaves of Mallotus oppositifolius.(More)
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