Guiera senegalensis is a semi-evergreen to evergreen shrub, usually growing 1 – 3 metres tall, with occasional specimens up to 5 metres. The whole plant is. Guiera senegalensis is an evergreen Shrub growing to m (8ft) by m (8ft) at a slow rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium. Guiera senegalensis J. F. Gmel. [family COMBRETACEAE]. Herbarium. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K). Collection. Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa.

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The branches, and particularly the roots, are considered to be a good fuel[ ]. The fruits are used for hiccups.

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The powder and seegalensis were thoroughly mixed, shaken well, and filtered. The Crude extract of GS leaves powder was boiled with 2 ml of 0. Ann Jose ankara escort. Ethyl acetate fraction ADE showed any inhibitory effects. A group of 5 adult wistar rats g of either sex were used.

Arunkumar S, Muthuselvam M Analysis of phytochemical constituents and antimicrobial activities of aloevera L. The powder of roasted fruit is eaten to treat cough. We obtained almost the same yield for the two types of extractions.

Retrieved November 6, Alkaloids found in medicinal plants used as anesthetic agents [ 29 ], a premise that was not investigated in the present study. Anti- lipid peroxidation activity: Xanthine oxidase inhibitory activity of some Indian medical plants. Ascorbic acid, is a well known antioxidant polar compound, its antioxidant activity was not huiera by guierz method.


The antioxidant activity is correlated with the total phenolic content. Further, plant extract are often consumed without paying attention to safety issues.

Extracts or fractions were dissolved in methanol and 0. The plant extract may be safe, especially at the therapeutic dose which is far lower than the tested doses.

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Quercetin and gallic acid were used as standard antioxidant. In the present study, brine shrimp artemia toxicity test was used to find out if the leaves extract is safe to consume. Guiera senegalensis flowers often twice a year, once at the end of the rainy season and once during the dry season.

The plant is a source of 3,4,5-Tri-O-galloylquinic acid, a hydrolysable tannin classified as a natural product with anti-HIV activity and a DNA polymerase inhibitor.

The cut branches are left in the field where they constitute a mulch, which can contribute considerably to increased soil fertility, water conservation and crop yield. This may explain the folk use of the plant for hypertension control. The ability of the extracts or fractions to reduce iron from the form III to the form II was assessed with the method of Hinneburg et al. Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-nociceptive activities and composition of Lythrum salicaria L. For many decades the range of this plant has been spreading further south to areas with wetter conditions[ ].

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Inflorescence an almost spherical terminal and axillary head, up to 15 mm in diameter, many-flowered; peduncle 2—3. Antioxidant activity was calculated using the following equation: The results presented are the mean and standard deviations of the obtained values.

A decoction of all plant parts is drunk and rubbed in to treat oedema and the bark powder is applied as a dressing. A crude aqueous leaf extract showed moderate central nervous system depressant effects in guinea pigs.

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Phenolic content and antioxidant activity of six acanthaceae from Burkina Faso.