Brine shrimp lethality and antimicrobial studies on the seeds of Garcinia kola (Heckel)

@article{Oladimeji2005BrineSL,
  title={Brine shrimp lethality and antimicrobial studies on the seeds of Garcinia kola (Heckel)},
  author={Olawale H. Oladimeji and E. J. Edoho and A. C. Igboasoiyi and R. Nia and P. Ubulom},
  journal={Journal of Pharmacy \& Bioresources},
  year={2005},
  volume={2},
  pages={29-35}
}
Garcinia kola (Family, Guttiferae) is employed in a variety of therapies ranging from skin, gastrointestinal, chest to tumour problems. Preparations of the stem and roots are used as antitumour in traditional medicine but the potential of the seeds as antitumour had not yet been investigated hence the brine-shrimp lethality and as well as the antimicrobial studies on the seed were carried out. The crude ethanolic extract and methanol fraction elicited good antibacterial activity against S… Expand