REVIEW ON ANOGEISSUS LEIOCARPUS A POTENT AFRICAN TRADITIONAL DRUG. Article (PDF Available) in International Journal of Research in Pharmacy . Common Name: African Birch. Anogeissus leiocarpa. Close-up of the flowers. Photograph by: Marco Schmidt Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike Abstract Despite the fact that Anogeissus leiocarpus has been in use for many decades in the treatment of many illnesses little is known about its phytochemistry.

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Occurrence nature, food, other: In vitro inhibition of mycobacterium smegmatis atcc and a clinical isolate of mycobacterium tuberculosis by some nigerian medicinal plants.

Role of antimicrobials in the emergence of multiply resistant strains.

Contribution of quorum sensing to the virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in burn wound infections. Chemical analysis and antimicrobial effects of petroleum spirit extract of Anogeissus leiocarpus. Taken together, anti-QS and antioxidant activities of A. Mean values of triplicate independent experiments and SD are shown. The leiocarpua conjugated bilirubin level does not become elevated until the liver leiocarpuss lost at least one half of its excretory capacity Bosma et al.

Forty white albino rats were divided into four groups of 10 rats each. Result from the present studies provides an insight why the root rather than the stem leiocarpys A. A colorimetric method for the determination of serum glutamic oxalacetic and glutamic pyruvic transaminases. The phytochemical screening of the fractions of A. Water was also supplied ad libitum. Total polyphenol and total flavonoid were quantified from methanol extract of A.

The founding sponsor had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results. Groups 2, 3 and anofeissus were orally given daily doses of, mg kg -1 b.


Inhibition of quorum sensing-controlled virulence factor production in Pseudomonas aeruginosa by south Florida plant extracts. Journal List Medicines Basel v. The terpenoidal fractions from A.

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Clinical Chemistry, Principles and Techniques. By reducing the production of pyocyanin and related oxidative stress within infected tissues in a QS manner, A. The use and abuse of antibiotics and the development of antibiotic resistance. Fluoroquinolone consumption and emerging resistance.

This strain is unable to produce quorum sensing auto inducers homoserine-lactones by itself, nor therefore the QS-related violacein, without an external supply of homoserine-lactone. Saponins found in beans interfere with the replication of cell DNA thereby preventing the multiplication of cancer cells. Identification of catechin as one of the oeiocarpus from Combretum albiflorum bark extract that reduces the production of quorum-sensing-controlled virulence factors in Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1.

The antioxidant and anti-quorum sensing activities of A.

Anogeissus leiocarpa – Useful Tropical Plants

Plant material was dried at room anogeissks, ground into fine powder, and stored in an airtight bag until use. The medicinal uses of A. The powder is also used as vermifuges and decoction of the leaves for fumigation and washing Ibrahim et al. Antiplasmodial activity and toxicity of crude extracts from alternatives parts of plants widely used for the treatment of malaria in Burkina Faso: As shown, an interesting antioxidant potential was found.

Antimicrobial activity of extracts from Tamarindus indica L. Microbial pigments as virulence factors. Vescalagin and castalagin, two ellagitannins isolated from Conocarpus erectusdecrease AHL production, QS gene expression and elastases production [ 35 ]. The role of quorum sensing in the in vivo virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The plant is used medically for the treatment of ascariasis, gonorrhoea, general body pain, blood clots, asthma, coughing and tuberculosis Mann et al.

The genetic basis of the reduced expression of bilirubin UDP-glucuronosyltransferase 1 in Gilbert’s syndrome. Antifungal and antioxidant activities of 14 plants used in the treatment of sexually transmitted infections. The higher concentration of these phytochemicals in the root extract of A. Dimethyl sulfoxide DMSO was used as a negative control. In conclusion, it was found that saponins is much higher Leilcarpus bark, when made as a powder, is used to relieve tooth ache on gums.


These compounds are known to have in vitro antimicrobial activity Almagboul et al.

The patiole is mm long growing in drier areas tending to have smaller leaves and hairier flowers. Antibacterial effect of the extracts of leaf, stem and root bark of Anogeissus leiocarpus on S. Inhibition of pyocyanin production was assessed according to previously described procedures [ 27 ].

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The protocol employed met the guidelines of Good Laboratory Practice GLP regulations of World Health Organisation and also the guidelines governing handling anoteissus laboratory animals as stipulated by Bayero University animal research ethics committee as well as the principles of laboratory animal care. Some medicinal plants have been reported to present anti-inflammatory activity and wound healing effects without any antibacterial activity [ 2223 ], which suggests a non-antimicrobial modulation of virulence factors.

Antimicrobial anogeizsus of some local herbs on common skin pathogens. Evaluation of malian traditional medicines: In vitro evaluation of the antioxidant potential, phenolic and flavonoid contents of the stem bark ethanol extract of Anogeissus leiocarpus. University of Ife Press, Ile-Ife, pp: An ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro confirmation of ethnopharmacological use of medicinal leiocaarpus used for wound healing in Bosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma area, Ghana.

Asian Journal of Scientific Research Volume 6 4: Abstract Despite the fact that Anogeissus leiocarpus has been in use lejocarpus many decades in the treatment of many illnesses little is known about its phytochemistry and toxicological effect in mammals.