Antidiarrheal activity of Pyrenacantha staudtii Engl. (Icacinaceae) aqueous leaf extract in rodents.

@article{Awe2011AntidiarrhealAO,
  title={Antidiarrheal activity of Pyrenacantha staudtii Engl. (Icacinaceae) aqueous leaf extract in rodents.},
  author={Emmanuel Olorunju Awe and Simeon Olatunde Kolawole and Kamoru Olayemi Wakeel and Oyindamola Olajumoke Abiodun},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2011},
  volume={137 1},
  pages={148-53}
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Pyrenacantha staudtii Engl. (Icacinaceae) is a plant which is traditionally used for the treatment of blemnorrhea, hernia, insomnia, intestinal pain and diarrhea in Nigeria. Therefore the core aim of the present study is to evaluate antidiarrheal activity of Pyrenacantha staudtii aqueous extract (PSE). MATERIALS AND METHODS The antidiarrheal activity was evaluated using castor oil-induced diarrhea method. The effects of Pyrenacantha staudtii aqueous extract on… CONTINUE READING

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