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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Harborne, Phytochemical Methodspp. Clinical Guide to Laboratory Tests. Email this to a friend Print Share on facebook Tweet this. Epidemiological discourse on new criteria on diabetes. Percentage FBGL on day 4, 7, 10 and In Ghana also, it has been reported that a root decoction of A.

Toxicological Aspects of Food Antioxidants. In ethno-medicine, different parts of A. Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift, Clarendon Press, Oxford, United Kingdom.

SundayOlapade R. Medicinal use of plants in the prevention, vogdlii and management of diseases in recent years are on the increase and studies concerning the biological effect of medicinal plant s used for the treatment of various diseases are also on the increase. Phytochemical analysis of the stem bark extract of A. Many species of the genus Anthocleista are used in the treatment of malaria in South-South Nigeria.

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The phytochemical analysis examined the presence of the following chemical parameters in the plant extracts: The starting parasitaemia for the three replicates B 1B 2and B 3 before administration of ethanolic stem bark extracts of A.


The animals rats were fasted overnight for 12 h and diabetes was induced by a single intraperitoneal injection i. All tests were performed at statistical significance of using SPSS version There are book citations related to Anthocleista vogelii Planch. In South western part of Nigeria, traditional medicine practitioners use the leaves and root of Anthocleista vogelii for the treatment of stomach ache, pile, hepatitis and diabetes.

There are citation in web searches related to Anthocleista vogelii Planch. The rats were kept under laboratory ambient conditions and observed for signs of toxicity which include but not limited to stretching, respiratory distress, change in body weight and mortality for the first critical 4 h and there after daily for 14 days.

The ethanolic extract and glibenclamide exerted a significant decrease in FBGL in both glucose loaded Table 1 and alloxan-induced diabetic rats Table 2 when compared with the control. Impact of Anthocleista vogelii root bark ethanolic extract on weight reduction in high carbohydrate diet induced obesity in male wistar rats.

Percentage parasitaemia and average percentage parasitaemia were calculated according to the following formula adopted by [ 28 ]: This genus infects mammals, birds, and lizards and is transmitted by the bite of female mosquitoes Anopheles species in mammals or Culex species in birds and lizards vogelio which part of the life cycle is spent. Toxicological profile for trichloroethylene.

Studies of the antiplasmodial effect of A. Phytochemical studies carried out on A. The roots are dug up when the soil is workable. Animals models for studying diabetes mellitus. This result suggested that the extract possesses some active phytochemical compounds that have direct effects on the parasites and the effect is dose-dependent [ 19 ].

This article includes a list of referencesrelated reading or external linksbut its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. It showed that the stem bark of A.


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It was calculated by subtracting the average percentage parasitaemia in the test group APT from average percentage parasitaemia in control Group G infected untreated group APC. View at Google Scholar S. The mechanism of action of these extracts of Anthocleista species was however said to be similar to that of chloroquine, a standard antimalarial drug which induced the destruction of the asexual forms of the Plasmodium parasite [ 42 ].

An example from Guinea. The plants were properly identified using appropriate identification keys. In Sierra Leone a decoction of the roots with lemon is taken to treat hepatitis, while a decoction of dry fallen leaves is taken to treat jaundice. 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.

The Loganiaceae of Africa. Diabetic rats were randomly sorted into five groups of five rats per group. When sold on the market it is difficult to differentiate the dried bark of the different species.

The committee granted outright approval for this study as the objectives were very crucial to the tropical African continent.

It is not in danger of genetic erosion. Anthocleista vogelii Aluka – Anthocleista vogelii Planch.

The mice were subjected to 24 hours fasting with only water before administration of extracts. 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.