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BackgroundOnchocerciasis is the world’s second leading infectious cause of blindness. Its control is currently hampered by the… Expand ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE
Piper umbellatum L., Piperaceae, is a shrub that grows up to 3m high. It is commonly known as… Expand Piper umbellatum L. is a tropical shrub with many medicinal and nutritional values in different parts of Nigeria. The leaves of P… Expand Atherogenic diet is known to induce high plasma lipid concentration, oxidative stress and early atherosclerosis. Antioxidants… Expand The antimicrobial potential of basic metabolites of seeds of Piper umbellatum and Piper guinense and leaves of Ocimum gratissimum… Expand Pre-clinical and clinical studies points to the use of antioxidants as an effective measure to reduce the progression of… Expand Seven known secondary metabolites were isolated from the methanol extract of the branches of Piper umbellatum. The identification… Expand The antimicrobial potential of seeds of Piper umbellatum Linn. and Piper guinense Schum and Thonn. and leaves of Ocimum… Expand Phospholipases A(2) (PLA(2)) are important constituents of snake venoms, being responsible for several of their toxic actions… Expand Piper umbellatum is a plant currently utilized in traditional medicine as a sedative. Administered to rats by intraperitoneal… Expand