It also supplies a dye, wood etc, and is occasionally used for food. The plant is cultivated for its medicinal uses in DR Congo, and is also used in shelterbelts and. Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients in Alchornea. Names of Alchornea in various languages of the world are also given. Alchornea Cordifolia. The ethanolic leaf extract of Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. and Thonn.) Müll. Arg ( Euphorbiaceae), a widely used traditional medicinal plant was assessed for.

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The pith may also be rubbed on the chest to treat respiratory problems. Views Read Edit View history. In DR Congo bruised leaves are applied as an enema to treat impotency. The leaves also contain a range of hydroxybenzoic acids: The leaves are eaten in West Africa and Congo as an emmenagogue and to facilitate delivery, and in Gabon as an abortifacient. The ethanol extracts of the leaf and fruit showed significant trypanocidal, anthelminthic and amoebicidal activities.

Administration of Alchornea cordifolia 0. These parameters did not differ in the treated and the vehicle-treated groups, indicating that Alchornea cordifolia caused no adverse effect on the hepatic and renal systems.

Alchornea cordifolia has also been reported to contain tannins and tannins are known to offer protection against nephrotoxicity [ 21 ]. Effect of mulch from 14 selected multipurpose trees MPTs on growth, nitrogen nutrition and yield of maize Zea mays L. In Ghana and Burkina Faso the leaves, root bark and fruits of Alchornea cordifolia are sold in local markets from November to January.


Some of these flavonoids have been demonstrated to inhibit nephrotoxicity because of its strong antioxidant activity [ 20 ]. On the other hand, no lesions were observed in the kidney tissue sections of both the treated and control animals Plates It is possible that the increase in neutrophils in the present study is related to the slight liver cell injury observed in the histopathological studies. Crude ethanol extracts of the leaves showed moderate in-vitro anthelmintic activity against Haemonchus contortusa nematode pathogenic to small ruminants.

Antimicrobial spectrum of Alchornea cordifolia leaf extract.

If yes how do you use it for treatment? You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. This dye is also used on alchornez, calabashes and leather. Alchornea cordifolia Schum and Thonn. Therapeutical value, phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial effects of the extract of alchornea cordifolia.?

Antimicrobial spectrum of Alchornea cordifolia leaf extract. This may be intriguing, but the extract probably contains several components with different pharmacological actions.

Alchornea Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

Handbook of African medicinal plants. Groups B, C, D and E were treated intraperitoneally with daily doses of ethanolic leaf extract, i. This Euphorbiaceae -related article is a stub. Effect of ethanolic extract of Alchorneacordifoliaon haematological indices in rats treated for cordigolia weeks. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Male albino rats of corrdifolia 8 weeks old, weighing g were used for the experiment. Agri and Aquaculture Journals Dr.


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Screening for antitumor anti-HIV activities of nine medicinal plants from Zaire. And she also has fibroid what herb can she use? Email this to a friend Print Share on facebook Alchornfa this. Description Alchornea is a small tree.

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In Gabon bark and leaves are used to blacken cloth and pottery. Effect of different doses of leaf ethanolic extract of A. Citation in web searches.

They are also known to be involved in the pathology of various inflammatory conditions. Anti-angiogenic, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant potential of an African alcuornea The leaves also contain a range of hydroxybenzoic acids: Histology of liver and kidney at dose levels up to 0.

Antimicrobial spectrum of Alchornea cordifolia leaf extract.

The infructescences are used in decorations. The animals were monitored closely for clinical signs of toxicity; i. Retrieved from ” https: Briefly, test tubes were prepared and labelled blank, standard and sample.

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