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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In Ghana potash of the wood is used in making soap. The body weight was taken daily and the dose of the extract administered was adjusted accordingly. Determination of Biochemical Parameters: Similar result was recorded using the methanolic anthocleiata bark extract of another species of the plant, A. BoxAH Wageningen, Netherlands.

Three control groups were used. Numerous plants indigenous to Nigeria have been found with amazing antimalarial properties. Acute toxicity LD 50 anfhocleista A.

Moreover, the fact that some rural settlements in Africa still rely more on the use of medicinal plants for the treatment of malaria led to the identification of A.

The leaves are collected from young trees or by climbing older ones. The extract exhibited average chemosuppressive effects of Anthocleista comprises 14 species and occurs in tropical Africa, including Comoros and Madagascar. Epidemiological discourse on new criteria on diabetes. Pharmaceutical Biology 44 3: Percentage FBGL on day 4, 7, 10 and Chemotaxonomy and pharmacology of Gentianaceae.

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Two models were employed in the induction of hyperglyceamia; these models include oral glucose loading physiological induction of diabetes mellitus and alloxan-induced diabetes model chemical induction of diabetes mellitus Etuk, Oral glucose loading model has to do with 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 when administered intraperitoneally to an experimental animal.

Blood was collected from the sacrificed mice by cardiac puncture using sterile syringes and needles. The choice of these plants was based on previous reports of their antiplasmodial property [ 3031 ]. Click on “show more” to view them. 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 results implied that the ethanolic stem bark of A. Mabogo, The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda [M. The LD 50 of ethanolic stem bark anthcoleista A. Anthocleista vogelii contains the closely related secoiridoid glycosides secologanic acid, vogeloside, and sweroside.

Anthocleista vogelii ethanolic root extract elicited a significant decrease in body weight in alloxan-induced diabetic treated rats.

The LD 50 was calculated using the formula of [ 26 ]: The Loganiaceae of Africa. Showing 0 of 0 comments.

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When sold on the market it is difficult to differentiate the dried bark of the different species. It showed that the stem bark of A. In diabetic state, insulin deficiency also contributes to derangements of various metabolic and regulatory mechanisms in the body Nathan et al. There are citation in web searches related to Anthocleista vogelii Planch. However, reported cases of drug resistance to these drugs made the search and development of alternative antimalarial drugs inevitable [ 32 ].


In Nigeria the bark and seed are used as an antipyretic and tonic.

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A review of recent literature. After 30 min of glucose administration, the blood glucose level was checked using glucometre and glucose voggelii Etuk, Effect of streptozotocin on the ultrastructure of rat pancreatic islets. The mice were subjected to 24 hours fasting with only water voyelii administration of extracts. The mice were handled in accordance with the guidelines for the care and use of laboratory animals by [ 27 ]. Phytochemical screening of the plant extract revealed the presence of saponins, cardiac glycosides, flavonoids, anthocleistz, alkaloids, and steroid.

Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift, These results are indication that plants of the genus Anthocleista possess phytochemical constituents that have antiparasitic property. Anthocleista is a genus of tree- and shrub-like tropical plants in the gentian familytribe Potalieaesubtribe Potaliinae.