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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Do you know this herb by any other name? Chicken produce egg yolks with a deeper yellow colour when fed regularly with the leaves. Alchornea cordifolia male inflorescences. Kesson Leaves of this plant are used for aches. Cordifolla is well adapted to acid soils. Though the slight alchonea damage detected in the histopathology studies was not associated with corresponding elevation of liver transaminases, the potential toxicity of the extract especially at high doses cannot be ignored.
The male albino rats were divided into five cordifoliw, each consisting of four animals and fasted overnight prior to treatment. These observations indicate that the treatment had no effect on the general condition and functional behaviour of the animals. Crude ethanol extracts of the leaves showed moderate in-vitro anthelmintic activity against Haemonchus contortusa nematode pathogenic to small ruminants.
The nectar glands at cordigolia leaf base attract ants, which protect the plant from attacks from other insects. Medpharm Scientific, Stuttgart, Germany. In Sierra Leone and Congo young leaves or pounded bark are made into a suppository to treat haemorrhoids. Determination of tannin in some Ghanaian Plants. Flora of Tropical East Africa. International Journal of Pharmacognosy Smooth muscle relaxing flavonoids from Alchornea cordifolia leaves.
March 04, ; Published date: Email this to a friend Print Share on facebook Tweet this. The ethanol extract of the leaf exhibited mild in-vitro activity against Plasmodium falciparumwhereas chloroform and ether extracts were inactive. The plant is cordfolia in traditional African medicine.
Showing 0 of 0 comments. Different leaf, stem bark and root extracts alcornea or decoctions and methanolic, ethanolic or acetonic extracts have shown significant activities against a range of bacterial and fungal pathogens of humans. Alchornea cordifolia Pseudospondias microcarpa x 67 – 9k – gif www. Citation in scholarly articles. In West Africa the leaves are used as forage for small ruminants and poultry.
The leaves are often added to indigo to darken its colour. Histology of liver and kidney at dose levels up to 0.
Alchornea cordifolia (Schumach.
As a purgative, they are also taken as an enema; high doses taken orally are emetic. Coridfolia vivo anti-inflammatory activity of Alchornea cordifolia Schumach.
Alchornea cordifolia is commonly used as a medicinal plant throughout its area of distribution.
As a mulch crop it has good potential for restoration of soil fertility considering its standing biomass, root distribution, nutrient content in the biomass, decomposition and nutrient release patterns, and association with mycorrhiza. Do it 3 times a day. It is antibacterial [ 2 ], spasmolytic [ 3 ], anti-inflammatory [ 4 ], anti-diarrhoeal [ 5 ], antioxidant [ 6 ] and antimicrobial [ 7 ] agent.
Your Query – This is a community service. The results of the study indicate that though the ethanolic leaf extract of Alchornea cordifolia is relatively non-toxic to the haematological and renal systems, it is potentially hepatotoxic in rats if administered at high doses. Economic analysis of cut-and-carry, and alley cropping systems of mulch production for plantains in south-eastern Nigeria.
Alchornea cordifolia Alchornea sicca x – 61k – png en. The cordifoolia were randomly distributed into five groups of four animals each. Then, to all test tubes 1.
Alchornea cordifolia is an important medicinal plant in traditional medicine and much pharmacological research has been effected including its antibacterial, antifungal and antiprotozoal properties, as well as its anti-inflammatory activities, with significant positive ckrdifolia. Alchornea cordifolia has also been reported to contain tannins and tannins are known to offer protection against nephrotoxicity [ 21 ].
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Sub-Acute Toxicity Studies of Alchornea cordifolia Leaf Extract in Swiss Albino Rats
Citation in news articles. Views Read Edit View history. The leaves and root bark are externally applied to treat leprosy and as an antidote to snake venom. Download Herbpathy App in 3 Easy Steps.
Antimicrobial spectrum of Alchornea cordifolia leaf extract.
To get email Alert]. This was carried out to crosscheck the results that were obtained from biochemical assay. Leaf and root decoctions are widely used as mouth wash to treat ulcers of the mouth, toothache and caries, and twigs are chewed for the alchorneaa purposes.
Achornea Ghana and Burkina Faso the leaves, root bark and fruits of Alchornea cordifolia are sold in local markets from November to January. The leaves also contain a range of hydroxybenzoic acids: Please send this link to: Please can you use this herb to treat DVT in woman?
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Citation in web searches. The ethanol extract of the leaf showed significant activity cordkfolia castor oil-induced diarrhoea in mice. It is probable that Alchornea cordifolia will remain a major medicinal plant.