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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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Botanical characterization of Guiera senegalensis leaves.

The aim of the present study was to screen the phyto chemical analysis and the antioxidant activities from galls of GS. Antioxidant activities of extracts from selected culinary herbs and spices. Sneegalensis, plant extract are often consumed without paying attention to safety issues. The hatching chamber was kept under an inflorescent bulb senegalwnsis 48 h for the eggs to hatch into shrimp larvae. A leaf-decoction is used as a body-wash and for bathing new-born babies[ ].

Guiera senegalensis

In addition, recent studies demonstrate that an aqueous acetone extract from galls of Guiera senegalensis inhibits in vitro FowlPox Virus growth in secondary CES cells Lamien et al. The plant has a special reputation as a preventive of leprosy and many people drink a cold decoction of the leaves every morning and evening; in particular it is given to the newborn child, and to the child of a leper parent, or when there is the least suspicion of hereditary taint or early symptoms[ ].


Inflorescence an almost spherical terminal and axillary head, up to 15 mm in diameter, many-flowered; peduncle 2—3.

A leaf extract showed a significant in vitro snake venom detoxifying activity when tested in mice against two common northern Nigeria snake species Senegalebsis carinatus and Naja nigricolis. This Myrtales article is a stub. The powdered plant galls with charcoal are drunk in water as a strong diuretic in oliguria and anuria, as well as cerebral malaria. Home Publications Conferences Register Contact. White EbenaceaeLannea velutina A.

March 11, Accepted: On the other hand, the toxicity test, which was conducted by using brine shrimp, suggests that Gs leaves extract is apparently not toxic. Galls extracts of G senegalensis are rich in totals polyphenol and in totals flavonoid content. The shrub is commonly cut to fence farms[ ].

Guiera senegalensis Moshi medicine, guier du Senegal PFAF Plant Database

We obtained almost the same yield for the two types of extractions. A group of 5 adult wistar rats g of either sex were used. Accessed 13 Gguiera The dried leaves are commonly sold in markets throughout West Africa, for medicinal use.

The formation of stable foam was taken as an indication for the presence of saponins [ 12 ]. A methanolic leaf extract showed significant anti-diarrhoeal activity in rodents.

The twigs are chewed for symptomatic relief of scorpion stings. The optimal level of browse introduction in the diet of sheep was Branch layering is done by simply burying young parts of stems during the rainy season until roots grow. Polyphenol content and antioxidant activity of fourteen wild edible fruits from Burkina Faso. All the reactions were performed in triplicate.


Botanical characterization of Guiera senegalensis leaves.

In addition, tannin have been found by Senevalensis. DPPH method is independent of the substrate polarity. A study on antioxidant, free radical scavenging, anti-inflammatory and hepatoprotective actions of Aegiceras corniculatum stem extracts.

Guiera Monotypic Myrtales genera Myrtales stubs. Studies of medicinal plants usually concentrate on the part of the plant that has been shown to have value in traditional medicine. The flowers are yellowish guiiera and are in round heads. Formation of reddish brown color indicates the presence of terpenoids in the selected plants [ 11 ].

A chloroform extract of the roots exhibited a pronounced antimalarial activity against Plasmodium falciparum in vitro and displayed low toxicity. In the present work, the antimicrobial activity of the extracts of Gs were studied against seven fungal strains.

Ten brine shrimp larvae were then placed in each of the three duplicate vials. Determination of totals phenol, totals flavonoid content in the extracts: Views Read Edit View history.