A methanol extract of the dried leaves of Chasmanthera dependens was investigated for anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities. The extract ( mg/kg. Chasmanthera dependens. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Villle de Genève and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. Abstract An assessment of the antimicrobial properties of extracts from the stem of Chasmantera dependens, the leaves of Emilia coccinea and the whole plant.

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The seeds remain dormant for 6 months. The results support the use of E. In a study on the in-vitro anti- Helicobacter pylori activity of extracts of selected medicinal plant s from North West Cameroon, the m ethanolic extract of the dried whole plant of E.

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The hexane layer was evaporated to give lipids and pigments g. However, the butanol fraction exhibits activity against only two of the microorganisms, namely, E. A popular traditional medicine, the plant is often harvested from the wild for local use. Availability by 3 – 5 days. Water deeply and regularly mornings are best. The results in this report could be used to infer dependenx the ethyl acetate fraction of C.


Chasmanthera dependens male flowering stem. The plant is found growing in cocoa plantations, where it is sometimes believed to reduce yields[ Title Protabase – Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.

In another study on the antimicrobial activity of the leaf extract of E. The major causative organisms of diarrhoea in human include C. Chasmanthera dependens – Plant Tuberose, Rajni The stems are around 3cm in diameter.

Chasmanthera dependens occurs commonly in forest margins, savanna and secondary forest, often near rocks, but sometimes also in dense and moist evergreen forest, semi-deciduous forest and riverine forest, up to m altitude. Traditional herbal drugs of southern Uganda, 2: This climbing rose can be trained to grow on walls, trellises, arbors, fences, arches, pillars, posts or other structures.

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In herbal medicine, the whole plant is used as a laxative, anthelmintic, astringent and for the management of sores, measles, kidney and liver diseases Odugbemi, Extracts from the leaves of Chasmanthera dependensEmilea coccinea and the whole plant of Cuscuta australis are among the plants used for treating eye infections in Nigeria. Medicinal plants in tropical West Africa. Tolu Ogunsanya and Mrs. The roots contain berberine, which is reported to control leishmaniasis.


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Alkaloids from Chasmanthera dependens. Evaluation of the anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of Chasmanthera dependens leaf methanol extract. It also hosts a medfly Ceratitis sp. It is found growing in cocoa plantations and is sometimes believed to reduce yields. Chasmanthera dependens opened fruit with seed.

Outlines and Cgasmanthera of Medicinal Plants from Nigeria. Chasmanthera is an African genus which comprises two species: Plant Growth and Flowering Booster. Woody plants of Ghana, with special reference to their uses. The activity against C. Evaluation of the anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of Chasmanthera dependens leaf methanol extract.

Tertiary phenolic alkaloids from Chasmanthera dependens. Several of these alkaloids were also extracted from other species and were found to chasmantheta interesting pharmacological effects.

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