Evaluation of larvicidal and antimicrobial potential of Dacryodes edulis G. Don; H. J. Lam. (Burseraceae)

@article{Oladimeji2011EvaluationOL,
  title={Evaluation of larvicidal and antimicrobial potential of Dacryodes edulis G. Don; H. J. Lam. (Burseraceae)},
  author={O. Oladimeji and R. Nia and E. Nyong and N. Kalu},
  journal={Journal of Pharmacy & Bioresources},
  year={2011},
  volume={7},
  pages={102-107}
}
Dacryodes edulis (Burseraceae) is an herbal recipe used in the treatment and or management of earache, fever and headache in ethno-medicine. However, its use in malaria control at the larval stage is yet to be investigated. Hence the larvicidal and anti-microbial studies were undertaken. The larvicidal assay determined in terms of percentage mortality showed that both the crude extracts of the leaves and stem gave remarkably good larvicidal activity (LA%) of 50% and 70% (at 5%w/v) and 70% and… Expand
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