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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Again, the remarkable activity of quinine and other related drugs and voogelii success of artemisinin stimulated the search for new plant derived antimalarial drugs [ 19 ].

Group H was neither infected with the parasite nor treated with the extract. Albino rats of both sexes were randomly divided into five groups with five rats each.

Ilesanmi and Efere M. Epidemiological discourse on vigelii criteria on diabetes. Fresh stem bark of A. Anthocleista vogelii Vibiahgapl dnia listopad 04 Which Countries Are the Hardest Hit? The percentage average parasitaemia showed high level of infection in all the groups after five days of inoculation of P.

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Phytochemical and antimalarial studies on Swertia alata Royle. The body weight was taken daily and the dose of antthocleista extract administered was adjusted accordingly. 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 in which part of the life cycle is spent.

It showed that the stem bark of A. Email this to a friend Print Share on facebook Tweet this. The study was carried out in two phases:. Clinica Chimica Acta, This result is consistent with previous reports of high percentage parasitaemia in P.


Vogeelii diabetes treatment and cardiovascular disease in patients with type 1 diabetes. Hypoglycaemic constituents of Stachytarpheta cayennensis vogeii. RU x – 38k – jpg nasnet.

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This result suggested that the extract possesses some active phytochemical compounds that have direct effects on the parasites qnthocleista the effect is dose-dependent [ 19 ]. This does not however rule out the chloroquine resistance to the Plasmodium species of mammals.

Planta Medica 29 2: The wood is used to make crates. Gentianaceae – Systematics and Natural History.

The decrease in body weight could be due to dehydration and the catabolism of fats and proteins in the setting of diabetes mellitus and due to unavailability of carbohydrate for utilization as energy source Nabeel et al. Sap is applied topically to treat otitis or ophthalmia. 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.

Determination of Parasitaemia Six days after inoculation of parasite,blood was collected from the tail of each mouse in the various groups before administration of extracts. Fresh blood from the sacrificed mice was used to make thin and thick blood films for parasite count and determination of parasitaemia. In diabetic state, insulin deficiency also contributes to derangements of various metabolic and regulatory mechanisms in the body Nathan et al.

The study concluded that A. Seeds obliquely ovoid-globose, 2—2. A new phthalide and xanthones from Anthocleista djalonensis and Anthocleista vogelii. Hypoglycaemic athocleista of Anthocleista vogelii Planch aqueous extract in rodents. Neuwinger, African Traditional Medicine. Antidiabetic Plants, Soumyanath, A. This justifies the use of the plant roots in ethno-medicine for the management of diabetes.

The choice of these plants was based on previous reports of their antiplasmodial property [ 3031 ]. Two models were employed in the induction of hyperglyceamia; these models include oral glucose loading physiological induction of diabetes mellitus and alloxan-induced diabetes anthoclesta chemical induction of diabetes mellitus Etuk, Parasitaemia in the infected mice was monitored in all the groups using thick and thin blood films made from the tail vein of the mice. It bogelii not in danger of genetic erosion.


The study was carried out in two phases: The extract exhibited average chemosuppressive effects of Similar result was recorded using the methanolic stem bark extract of another species of the plant, A. The mice were housed in standard cages in the laboratory and stabilized for 7 days during which they were anthocelista with standard livestock feed Vital Feed Growers obtained from Brand Cereals and Oil Mills Limited, Bukuru, Jos, Nigeria, and clean drinking water.

Anthocleista vogelii 1, gogelii of branch; 2, leaf; 3, flower; 4, fruit. In Sierra Leone, the decoction of the root is taken to alleviate chest pain and for the treatment of hepatitis when taken with lemon. Anthocleista vogelii Prelude Medicinal Plants Database x – 4k – jpg www.

The disease is particularly virulent among pregnant women and children under 5 years of age due to their low levels of immunity [ 1 ]. The possible mechanism of action in relation to reduction of FBGL might be that it; stimulates the pancreatic beta cells to secrete insulin, improves insulin sensitivity Bosenberg and van Zyl,slows down absorption of carbohydrate and hence slows down glucose production Kruger and Gloster, or it slows down gastric emptying and increase satiety VanDeKoppel et al.