Anthocleista is a genus of tree- and shrub-like tropical plants in the gentian family , tribe procera · Anthocleista rhizophoroides · Anthocleista scandens · Anthocleista schweinfurthii · Anthocleista vogelii · Anthocleista zambesiaca. Reference Sources. Entry From. Burkill, H.M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol 3. Names. Anthocleista vogelii Planch. [family LOGANIACEAE] . The objective of the present study was to investigate the antiplasmodial effect of the ethanolic stem bark extract of Anthocleista vogelii at.

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Percentage parasitaemia and average percentage parasitaemia were calculated according to the following formula adopted by [ 28 ]: View at Google Scholar M. Mabogo, The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda [M. Again, the remarkable activity of quinine and other related drugs and the success of artemisinin stimulated the search for new plant derived antimalarial drugs [ 19 ]. A colorimetric method for the determination of serum glutamic oxalacetic and glutamic pyruvic transaminases.

This justifies the use of the plant roots in ethno-medicine for the management of diabetes. Anthocleista vogelii occurs in moist localities, in swamps, in Raphia groves, on river banks, in primary rainforest or secondary forest, from sea-level up to m altitude.

The animals showed no changes in general appearance during the 14 days period. Acta Botanica Neerlandica Blood samples in plain bottles were centrifuged at rpm for 25 min and the serum was used for bio chemical analysis these include; CHOL Abbel et al.

The result of serum liver and kidney enzymes suggests that the extracts have the potential of reducing the serum levels of these enzymes in diabetic conditions. There are 1 Wikipedia citations related to Anthocleista vogelii Planch. This plant can be recommended for use since it possessed a high chemosuppressive effect against the malaria and can be obtained at relatively no cost from the forest.


In the first phase, nine Albino rats were randomly divided into three groups of three rats each. Percentage FBGL on day 4, 7, 10 and Preparation of extract for administration: In Zambia trunks are cut for dugout canoes. A voucher specimen No.

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Sap is applied topically to treat otitis or ophthalmia. Inflorescence an erect terminal dichasial cyme 30—50 cm long, many-flowered; peduncle and branches yellowish green or orange, thickened at the nodes. Oral glucose loading model has to do anthcoleista the induction of hyperglycaemia in the presence of intact pancreas while alloxan is a diabetogenic agent that selectively destroys the insulin secreting pancreatic beta cells anthicleista administered intraperitoneally to an experimental animal.

Malaria, an infectious disease associated with fever, anaemia, and other pathologies, is caused by species of Plasmodium.

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The anrhocleista granted outright approval for this study as the objectives were very crucial to the tropical African continent. These constituents have been found in other natural products which exhibited antimalarial activity [ 36 ].

The effects of Clausena anisata Wild Hook leaf extracts on selected diabetic related metabolizing enzymes. Studies of the antiplasmodial effect of A.

The results show that A. Hypoglycaemic activity of Anthocleista vogelii Planch aqueous extract in rodents. In Sierra Leone, the decoction of the root is taken to alleviate chest pain and for the treatment of hepatitis when taken with lemon. Showing 0 of 0 comments. One of such ailments that herbal remedies have been widely used to manage is that of diabetes Lu and Foo, ; Katerere and Eloff, ; Balde et al.


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Similar result was recorded using the methanolic stem bark extract of another species of the plant, A. The blood was diluted in antholeista saline in the ratio of 1: Seeds obliquely ovoid-globose, 2—2.

The Basic Science of Poisonpp. The objective of the present study was to investigate the antiplasmodial effect of the ethanolic stem bark extract of Anthocleista vogelii at different doses in albino mice infected with Plasmodium berghei berghei NK Pharmaceutical Biology 44 3: The Loganiaceae of Africa. Groups D, H, and G served as the controls.

The extracts exhibited significant dose-dependent chemosuppression of P. The value obtained was expressed as a percentage of the average percentage parasitaemia in the control Group G: Qnthocleista of Plant Materials The stem bark of A.

Clinical Guide to Laboratory Tests. The latter compound showed antimalarial activity in vivo against Plasmodium berghei.

Toxicological Aspects of Food Antioxidants. A new phthalide and xanthones from Anthocleista djalonensis and Anthocleista vogelii. Antidiabetic activity of the mangrove species Ceriops decandra in alloxan-induced diabetic rats. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Votelii Attribution Licensewhich permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Views Read Edit View history. The high level of parasitaemia is an important feature of Plasmodium infection which could result in severe anaemia. In Ghana the wood-ash is used as a antnocleista to fix colours.