Phytochemical And Anti-Sickling Properties Of Hymenocardia acidia ( Tul )

@inproceedings{Iyadi2005PhytochemicalAA,
  title={Phytochemical And Anti-Sickling Properties Of Hymenocardia acidia ( Tul )},
  author={K. Iyadi and R. Nia and A. Antai},
  year={2005}
}
The plant Hymenocardia acidia is a member of the family Euphorciaceae . The various morphological parts are used in Nigeria for the treatment of eye infections, diarrhoea, dysentery, rheumatic pains and most importantly sickle cell anaemia. The present study aims at unveiling the reality or otherwise of its anti-sickling claim. To this end, the plant was processed accordingly and assayed for anti-sickling activity using a standard method. The stem-bark and leaves reversed sickling red blood… Expand
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