African Natural Plant Products: New Discoveries and by Chi-Tang Ho, H. Rodolfo Juliani, James Simon

By Chi-Tang Ho, H. Rodolfo Juliani, James Simon

content material: PREFACE; evaluate; 1. African ordinary Plant items: A Foreword to the technological know-how and demanding situations; MARK BLUMENTHAL; 2. The common items undefined: an international and African monetary viewpoint; ANOMA ARIYAWARDANA, RAMU GOVINDASAMY AND JAMES E. SIMON; conventional medicinal drugs FROM AFRICA; three. natural medication in Swaziland: an summary; OLUWOLE O. G. AMUSAN; four. Baobab (Adansonia digitata L.): A overview of conventional makes use of, Phytochemistry and Pharmacology; EMMY DE CALUWE, KATE?INA HALAMOVA AND PATRICK VAN DAMME; five. Tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.): A evaluate of conventional makes use of, Phytochemistry and Pharmacology; EMMY DE CALUWE, KATE?INA HALAMOVA AND PATRICK VAN DAMME; 6. well known conventional natural medications from the Joolas of Essyl within the Rural group of Enampor (Ziguinchor, Senegal): An Ethnographic Survey; WILLIAM DIATTA, MODOU LO, ALIOUNE DIOR FALL, SOULEYMANE BASSENE, SERGE SAGNA, KADY BADJI AND EMMANUEL BASSENE; 7. the variety of Medicinal vegetation in Nigeria: an summary; ALBERT PHILIP EKANEM AND FRANCIS VINCENT UDOH; CHEMISTRY, PHARMACOGNOSY AND VALIDATION OF conventional medicinal drugs; eight. Bioactivity and Bioactive Compounds of African Amaryllidaceae; ESAMELDIN E. ELGORASHI AND JOHANNES VAN STADEN; nine. Biology and Chemistry of the Genus Aloe from Africa; ADOLFINA R. KOROCH, H. RODOLFO JULIANI, JAMES E. SIMON; 10. Chemistry and organic assessment of Nigerian vegetation with Anti-Diabetic homes; STEVE OGBONNIA AND CHIMEZIE ANYAKORA; eleven. Antiplasmodial job of Twenty crucial Oils from Malagasy fragrant vegetation; MICHEL RATSIMBASON, LALASOA RANARIVELO, H. RODOLFO JULIANI AND JAMES E. SIMON; 12. conventional Medicinal crops and Malaria in Africa; MOHAMMED SAYED ALY MOHAMMED; thirteen. The Golden Roots of Cryptolepis sanguinolenta; ALFRED AMPOMAH APPIAH; 14. Medicinal and fragrant crops of Ghana; T. C. FLEISCHER, M. L. ok. MENSAH AND R. A. DICKSON; 15. . Nicosan: A Phytomedicinal remedy for Sickle telephone illness; SWAMI NATHAN, PREMA TRIPATHI, QINGLI WU, AND religion C. BELANGER; sixteen. Rooibos and Honeybush: fresh Advances in Chemistry, organic task and Pharmacognosy; JEANINE L. MARNEWICK; 17. Umckaloabo: From a Patent treatment to a contemporary natural Pharmaceutical established upon Pelargonium siodides with Clinically confirmed Efficacy; THOMAS BRENDLER; 18. African Psychoactive vegetation; GARY I. STAFFORD, ANNA ok. JAGER AND JOHANNES VAN STADEN; quality controls OF AFRICAN traditional PLANT items; 19. caliber and security of African Medicinal crops; RENEE A. highway AND JOHANNES VAN STADEN; 20. Voacanga africana: Chemistry, caliber and Pharmacological task; ADOLFINA R. KOROCH, H. RODOLFO JULIANI, DANIEL KULAKOWSKI, HANSON; ARTHUR, JULIANA ASANTE-DARTEY AND JAMES E. SIMON; 21. quality controls and 5-HTP (5-Hydroxy-L-tryptophan) research of Griffonia (Griffonia simplicifolia (DC.) Baill.) Seed Accessions accumulated in Ghana; KWAN SU KIM, H. RODOLFO JULIANI, MICHAEL BUCUK, DAN ACQUAYE, JULIE ASANTE-DARTEY, QING-LI WU AND JAMES E SIMON; 22. Characterization of crucial Oils from Cinnamomum camphora T. Nees & Eberm and Ravensara aromatica Sonnerat from Madagascar; LALASOA RANARIVELO, PANJA RAMANOELINA, H. RODOLFO JULIANI, AND JAMES E. SIMON; 23. caliber, and buyer reports within the united states of African natural Teas for the usual Product improvement in Sub-Sahara Africa; H. RODOLFO JULIANI, YVONNE KOELLIKER, MICHAEL BUCUK, CARA WELCH, BEVERLY J. TEPPER, ELTON JEFTHAS AND JAMES E. SIMON; purposes AND COMMERICALIZATION OF AFRICAN traditional PLANT items; 24. Moringa (Moringa oleifera): a resource of nutrients and foodstuff, drugs and business items; JOHN SHINDANO AND KASASE CHITUNDU; 25. dietary evaluate of Moringa (Moringa spp.) from Ghana, Senegal and Zambia; H. RODOLFO JULIANI, YUDY FONSECA, DAN ACQUAYE, HALIMU MALUMO, DIATTA MALAINY, JAMES E. SIMON; 26. . Saro (Cinnamosma fragrans Baillon) crucial oil: software in overall healthiness and medication; OLIVIER BEHRA, PASCAL DANTHU, SAMIRA SARTER, RINA RADANIELA, CESAR FOURCADE, ROGER RANDRIANARIVELO AND BORIS RANAIVOSOA, BERENGERE ARNAL-SCHNEBELEN; 27. crucial Oil Bearing crops from Kenya: Chemistry, organic task and purposes; JULIUS WANJOHI MWANGI, GRACE NJERI THOITHI AND ISAAC ONGUBO KIBWAGE; 28. comparability of Ginger extracts from Africa and Asia: Discovery of the Specificity of the Madagascar Ginger for the beauty undefined; FABIEN SCORZA, SERGE HOLDERITH, XAVIER ORMANCEY; 29. types of Benefit-Sharing coverage: possibilities and demanding situations in making sure Equitable usual Product Discovery in Africa; BENJAMIN D. NEIMARK; writer INDEX; topic INDEX

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The leaf contains flavonoids, polyphenols and tannins (15). Studies have also shown that apart from the antibacterial properties of these plants, they also have additional medicinal values. The root bark of Andrachne ovalis shows insecticidal activity and is a remedy for snake bites and epilepsy (16,28). The alcoholic extract of the leaves is strongly molluscicidal and can be used in the vector control of bilharzia (67). The leaf decoction is used for persistent dizziness (11). The stem bark contains alkaloids, anthranoids, cardenolides and polyphenols.

The bark contains flavonoids, polyphenols and saponins (18). Grewia caffra Meisn. [liklolo, climbing raisin] (Tiliaceae) root bark infusion is used for urino-genital problems. The root bark contains anthranoids, glycosides and saponins (15). Grewia haxamita Burret [umsiphane, giant raisin] (Tiliaceae) root bark infusion is used for urino-genital problems. The root bark contains alkaloids, glycosides, polyphenols, steroids and tannins (15). Pterocarpus angolensis DC. [umvangati, wild teak] (Papilionaceae) stem bark decoction is used for gonorrhoea.

Olea capensis L. subsp. enervis (Harv. Ex C. H. ) Verdoorn [sephulo, black ironwood] (Oleaceae) stem bark concoction is used for peptic ulcers (12). Pittosporum viridiflorum Sims. [mfusamvu, cheesewood] (Crassulaceae) bark powder is used for toothache (12). ) Cabrera [silindzamatala, yellow tumbleweed] (Asteraceae) stem and leaves are used for stomachache (11). Sclerocarya birrea (A. ) Hochst. subsp. ) Kokwaro (Anacardiaceae) stem bark decoction is used for diarrhoea. The stem bark contains alkaloids, flavonoids, glycosides, polyphenols, steroids and tannins (15).

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