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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A methanolic leaf extract showed significant dose-dependent inhibition of contraction by acetylcholine of isolated rat trachea. Anti-diarrhoeal and ulcer-protective effects senegalenss the aqueous root extract of Guiera senegalensis in rodents.

Guiera is a flowering plant genus in the family Combretaceae. Iron III reducing activity senegalesnis determined as mmol ascorbic acid equivalents per gram of extract or fraction mmol AEAC g -1 extract or fraction. Gama Pinto, Lisbon, Portugal. Agri and Aquaculture Journals Dr. The galls of Guiera senegalensis were collected in kadiogo province of Burkina Faso in August and authenticated by professor Millogo-Rasolodimby, botanist at Ouagadougou University.

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The optimal level of browse introduction in the diet of sheep was A leaf extract showed a significant in vitro snake venom detoxifying activity when tested in mice against two common northern Nigeria snake senegzlensis Echis carinatus and Naja nigricolis.


Gs has been used in Western Kourdofan of Sudan and elsewhere in traditional medicine as a cure for infections and wounds [ 34 ].

The totals flavonoid content was determined on a standard curve using quercetin as a standard. The plant produces the tannin 3,4,5-Tri-O-galloylquinic acid and several alkaloids of the harman family. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. The bark produces gum. Gmel Combretaceae are used in Burkina Faso traditional medicine to treat some microbial and metabolic diseases such as malaria, dysentery, diabetes and hypertension.

Cookies help us deliver our services. Alkaloids found in medicinal plants used as anesthetic agents [ 29 ], a premise that was not investigated in the present study. It is colonizing degraded areas, where it can become gregarious and very abundant. Indication of a yellow color shows the presence of flavonoids in each extract [ 11 ]. Inhibitors of lipoxygenase from orange peel. Research Journal of Medicinal Plants, 5: Biochemica et Biophysica Acta,pp: The radical-scavenging activities of the extracts and fractions from galls of G.

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.

At the end of incubation, zone of inhibition that developed were measured with a ruler. Senegalebsis leaves are applied to skin infections and in poultices on inflammatory swellings and for guinea-worm; they have been applied to tumours to maturate them and as a treatment for skin-diseases[ ]. The different plant parts showed quantitative and qualitative differences with respect to the chemical composition of the tannins.

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A leaf infusion is also used as a mouth wash for the same purpose.

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Also, the plant is a pioneer species and is often found growing on very poor and degraded land. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. It is also taken as a diuretic, as an anti-emetic in small doses and as guieera emetic in larger doses.

The plant parts harvested can be used fresh or dried for later use. A decoction of all plant parts is drunk and rubbed in to treat oedema and the bark powder is applied as a dressing. Guiera Inflorescence and flowers of Guiera senegalensis Scientific classification Kingdom: Raquel FE Bacterial lipid composition and antimicrobial efficacy of cationic steroid coppounds.

Five ml of the plant extract of plant sample was taken. Moshi medicine, guier du Senegal. It would important to find out which phytochemical compound in Gs is responsible for what activity.

You can translate the content of this page ghiera selecting a language in the select box. Brine shrimp Artemia lethality bioassay, was carried out to investigate the cytotoxicity of plant extract. Handbook of Natural Toxins6: