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Antiinflammatory Activity of the Fatty Seed Extract of Vitellaria paradoxa (Sapotaceae)

Antiinflammatory Activity of the Fatty Seed Extract of Vitellaria paradoxa (Sapotaceae). ABSTRACT Fatty seed  extracts of Vitellaria paradoxa (Sapotaceae), an indigenous plant of West Africa is  a popular remedy for arthritis and swellings. This study investigated  the  knowledge, prevalence and pattern of use of the fatty extract also known as shea butter in clinically diagnosed […]

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Pharmacological Evaluation and Characterization of the Antiulcer Constituents of Stem Bark Extract of Bridelia ferruginea Benth (Euphorbiaceae)

Pharmacological Evaluation and Characterization of the Antiulcer Constituents of Stem Bark Extract of Bridelia ferruginea Benth (Euphorbiaceae). ABSTRACT Peptic ulcer disease (PUD) is a sore in the lining of the stomach or duodenal mucosa. The search for an ideal antiulcer drug continues and has also been extended to medicinal plants. Bridelia ferruginea Benth (Euphorbiaceae) is […]

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Studies on the Antivenom Activities of the Aqueous Extracts of Paullinia Pinnata and Detarium Microcarpum Against Echis Carinatus (Carpet Viper) Venom

– Studies on the Antivenom Activities of the Aqueous Extracts of Paullinia Pinnata and Detarium Microcarpum Against Echis Carinatus (Carpet Viper) Venom – ABSTRACT Paullinia pinnata Lnn (Family: Sapindaceae) and Detarium microcarpum Guill and Perr (Family: Caesalpiniaceae) are found throughout the savannah region of Nigeria. The root bark of Paullinia pinnata and leaves of Detarium […]

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Evaluation of the Immunomodulatory Activities of the Aqueous Extract and the Beta–D-Glucan-Rich Polysaccharide Fraction of Pleurotustuberregium(Pleurotaceae)

Evaluation of the Immunomodulatory Activities of the Aqueous Extract and the Beta–D-Glucan-Rich Polysaccharide Fraction of Pleurotustuberregium(Pleurotaceae). ABSTRACT Mushroom cuisines are global delicacies and have been used for decades, not only as food, but mostly for the health benefits which are claimed or scientifically proven. The present study explored the immunomodulatoryactivites of the hot aqueous extract […]

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Evaluation of the Immunomodulatory Activity of Hoslundia opposita Vahl (Lamiaceae) Leaf Extract

Evaluation of the Immunomodulatory Activity of Hoslundia opposita Vahl (Lamiaceae) Leaf Extract. ABSTRACT  The immunomodulatory properties of methanol extract and fractions of Hoslundia opposita leaf on Delayed-Type Hypersensitivity (DTH), primary and secondary humoral response and in vivo leucocyte mobilization were evaluated. Acute toxicity test of crude extract and phytochemistry study was carried out. The methanol […]

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