Aspilia africana (Pers.) C. D. Adams [family COMPOSITAE]. Herbarium. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K). Collection. Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa. General Information. Aspilia africana is a very rapid growing, semi-woody herb producing usually annual stems about 2 metres tall from a perennial woody. PDF | On Feb 7, , Oluwatosin Kennedy Oko and others published Pharmacognosy of Aspilia Africana plant: Phytochemistry and Activities.
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Garima S, Goyal PK. Unlike the leaves and roots which are known for treating a myriad of diseases and disorders, the stem bark decoction is notably used to treat limited diseases and conditions including fever and malaria in West Africa.
The different white cells seen in each field were identified, counted and recorded afrciana a chart until white cells were counted.
Haematocrit Packed cell volume was determined by microhaematocrit method as described by Cheesbrough a. In most clinical situations, when a total WBC count is requested, it is usual to perform also a differential WBC count in order to provide information on the proportion of the different white cells present in circulating blood Cheesbrough, ; Tatfeng and Enitan, This page was last edited on 14 Mayat Blood samples were taken from each rat by terminal bleeding from the heart and transferred into a clean EDTA-container thoroughly mixed ready for haematological investigations.
Royal Botanic Gardem, Kew: Nigerian Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment. In-vitro Anti-microbial Properties of Aspilia africana. The leaf is important as pain-killers, sedatives and ecbolics.
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Seasonal variations in haematological indices in the grey-breasted guinea afrucana Numida meleagris gallata, Pallas Nig J Anim Prod.
In their plants, people, and culture; the Science of ethnobotany. For now, however,… Read more. The use of plants as medicine is an ancient and reliable practice Balick and Paul, The aim of this work was to investigate the effects of aqueous leaf extract of Aspilia africana at varying doses on some haematological parameters in adult Wistar albino strain rats.
The leaves are opposite and with rough lamina.
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Anti-diabetic and haematological effect of aqueous extract of africanx bark of Afzelia africana Smith on streptozotocin-induced diabetic Wistar rats. Canadian Council of Animal Care. Reguulators stamp copper as a germ aspipia. Theory and Practice of Medical Laboratory Science. Biomedical Centre Complimentary and Alternative Medicine. The final result was expressed as the number of cells per litre l of blood using the calculation below:.
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The liquid filtrates were transferred into sterile MacCartney bottles and stored in the refrigerator after daily administration to the experimental animals.
This was then pushed forward and rapidly. From the result of the differential white cell count carried out in this study, the higher values obtained for lymphocyte in the test group suggests a more effective antibody production as reported by Frandson Physiological response of Afrocana African Dwarf does to progesterone injections: Animal Care Facility, Laurentian University; This is relevant since blood constituents change in relation to the physiological conditions of the animals. In-vitro antibacterial activities of three plants used in traditional medicine in Sierra-leone.
The effects of extract of Aspilia africana leaves on various haematological parameters investigated in rats are presented in Table 4. Crown Agents for Overseas Government and Administration; Prior to commencement of administration, the rats were allowed to stabilise in the Animal House with standard hour light-dark cycle, for a period of 14 days, and were treated for 14 days with different doses of the plant extracts.
Indian Journal of Novel Drug delivery. Haematological effects of ethanolic fruit extract of Aepilia tetraptera in male Dutch White rabbits. He was thinking that it was too hot to be bothered with the arduous….
The antiulcer effects of the methanolic extract of the leaves of Aspilia africana Asteraceae in rats. The results of this study further strengthened the earlier works on the medicinal benefits of Aspilia africana and its virtue as a good pharmacological source of haematopoiesis. Support Center Support Center.
Although there seems to be limited information regarding the effects of these extracts on blood parameters particularly in rats, the result of this present work agrees with that of Etim and Oguike in which Dutch breed rabbit does aged 6 to 7 months were used to investigate the effect of fresh and wilted Aspilia africana leaves as forage g per doe per day on their haematological profiles.
This therefore indicates that Aspilia Africana may have some contraceptive or anti-fertility properties. Phytochemical analysis of the plant reveals that it has a high crude oil and protein content Burkill, Haematology and serum biochemistry.
The final result was expressed as the number of cells per litre l of blood using the calculation below: