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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Chasmanthera dependens – Wikispecies

While the two solvents did not exhibit anti-microbial activity, butanol exhibited significant antimicrobial activity hence the butanol fractions were dissolved in dimethylsulfoxide DMSO. Traditional herbal drugs of southern Uganda, 1. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Climbing plant, growing into the surrounding vegetation Photograph by: Click on “show more” to view them. Monographie des Menispermaceae africaines.

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It is significant that both the ethyl acetate and butanol fractions from the leaves of E. Analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects of Chasmanthera depenfens. Travaux et Documents No Plant biodiversity and ethnobotany of Borana pastoralists in southern Oromia, Ethiopia.


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.

Planta Medica 46 4: Apply any organic fertilizer. Chasmanthera dependens is widely used in traditional medicine, but very few pharmacological tests have been done. The ethyl depenxens fraction of C.

A decoction of the pounded roots, combined with the leaves of Tagetes spp.

Give them plenty of organic matter when planting and dont crowd them. Methanol extracts of the dried leaves have shown significant analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects.

The activity against E. In herbal medicine, the whole plant is used as a laxative, anthelmintic, astringent and for the management of sores, measles, kidney and liver diseases Odugbemi, Zhongguo Zhongyao Zazhi, The plant is used against dementia, snakebites and epilepsy[ Title Protabase – Plant Resources of Tropical Africa. In addition it was found to be strongly cbasmanthera against C.

After sequential extraction with hexane, ethyl acetate and butanol, no material was extracted by hexane while 3. Good air circulation promotes vigorous and healthy growth and helps control foliar diseases.


The lipids and pigments constitute the hexane fraction.

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There are 70 book citations related to Chasmanthera dependens Hochst. Planting and care Plant where they will receive a minimum of 5 to 6 hours of full sun per day. The stem bark of Chasmanthera dependens is rich in alkaloids and contains the quaternary protoberberine alkaloids jateorrhizine, palmatine berbericininecolumbamine, pseudicolumbamine, magnoflorine, and the non-phenolic quaternary alkaloids tetrahydropalmatine, liriodenine, lysicamine oxonuceferineO,O-dimethylcorytuberine, anonaine, glaucine, norglaucine, oxoglaucine and nornuceferine.

Chasmanthera dependens is widespread and common and is not in danger of genetic erosion.

Tolu Ogunsanya and Mrs. It is found growing in cocoa plantations and is sometimes believed to reduce yields.

Several of these alkaloids were also extracted from other species and were found to have interesting pharmacological effects. The results dependeens Table 1 show that all the ethyl acetate fractions from the three plants exhibited antimicrobial activity. Traditional medicine in the Central Plateau of Haiti.