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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In Kenya the stem is roasted and eaten to treat convulsions in infants. Monographie des Menispermaceae africaines. Its activity against the other microorganisms was less chasmanther that of E.

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The results in Table 2 show that the butanol fraction of E.

The in-vitro antimicrobial activity of Abrus precatorius L fabaceae extract on some clinical pathogens. There are 43 citation in scholarly articles related to Chasmanthera dependens Hochst. Chasmanthera dependens is widely used in traditional medicine, but very few pharmacological tests have been done. Tertiary phenolic alkaloids from Chasmanthera dependens.

The antimicrobial activity of both the ethyl acetate and butanol fractions of the leaf extract of E. The study by Ndip et al. The comparison between present results and those of Ndip et al. Woody plants of Ghana, with special reference to their uses. Any query about chasmanthera dependens – plant. Planting and care Plant where they will receive a minimum of 5 to 6 hours of full sun per day.


Evaluation of the anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of Chasmanthera dependens leaf methanol extract. It may also be dried and kept for later use. Phytochemical screening has revealed the presence of alkaloids, tannin, saponin, steroids, terpenoids flavonoids and cardiac glycosides Edeoga et al.

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In addition it was found to be strongly active against C. It is also often planted in home gardens and is sold in local markets. Abstract An assessment of the antimicrobial properties of extracts from the stem of Chasmantera dependens, the leaves of Emilia coccinea and the whole plant of Cuscuta australis plants which are used in the management of eye diseases in Nigeria is presented.

Chasmanthera dependens is propagated by seed and wildlings. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Seeds ovoid, 1—2 cm long, curved. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

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The activity against S. 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.


In dependehs 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. For examples, extracts from Annona senegalensis tree were found to be active against tumor growth Weniger et al. Before the advent of orthodox medicine, plants were largely the sources delendens medications for diseases.

How to cite this article: Summer chasmanthwra helps retain moisture, keeps roots cool and discourages weeds. The m ethanolic extract of the dried leaves has been reported to exhibit anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects on laboratory animals Morebise et al.

Journal of Ethnopharmacology An aqueous extract obtained from g of the fresh whole plant yielded 35 g of the hexane fraction, 0. Chasmanthera dependens Filed as Chasmanthera dependens Notify Me view product details. However, the butanol fraction exhibits activity against only two of the microorganisms, namely, E. The butanol fraction of C.

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