Chemical Screening, Acute Toxicity and Analgesic Effect of the Aqueous Extracts of Vitex madiensis Oliv. (Lamiaceae-Viticoïdeae) and Phytolacca dodecandra L’Hérit. (Phytolaccaceae) Leaves

  title={Chemical Screening, Acute Toxicity and Analgesic Effect of the Aqueous Extracts of Vitex madiensis Oliv. (Lamiaceae-Vitico{\"i}deae) and Phytolacca dodecandra L’H{\'e}rit. (Phytolaccaceae) Leaves},
  author={Nsonde Ntandou Gf and N’Goka and Boumba Sl and Abena Aa},
  journal={International journal of sciences},
The purpose of this study is to identify the various secondary metabolites and evaluate the toxicity and analgesic activity of Vitex madiensis Oliv.(VM) and Phytolacca dodecandra L’Herit.(PD) aqueous extracts two plants used in traditional medicine in Congo for the management of pain and other conditions. Phytochemical analysis ,by using tube reaction method, revealed very strong presence of saponins, strong presence of alkaloids and tannins from PD; strong presence of tannins, sterols and tri… 

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