The methanol leaf extract of Mallotus oppositifolius was evaluated for anti- inflammatory activity in rats and mice using acute and chronic anti-inflammatory. Mallotus oppositifolius is widely distributed and occurs from Senegal east to Ethiopia and south to Angola and Mozambique, and also in Madagascar. Biochem Res Int. ; doi: // Epub Oct Evaluation of Mallotus oppositifolius Methanol Leaf Extract on the.

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Mallotus oppositifolius Article Title: The diabetes disease is snowballing very fast and huge opposihifolius of resources are spent in almost all countries to combat this multifactorial metabolic disease.

To receive news and publication updates for Biochemistry Research International, enter your email address in the box below. B 10 x – 25k – jpg ww2. MP poses as a potential for ground-breaking diabetes study. The powder was resuspended in distilled water before use.

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It has an extensive system of fine roots, indicating its potential for use in agroforestry and land management. Findings further suggest the presence maallotus active antidiabetic and antioxidant principles in M. B 10 x – 29k – jpg ww2. The ferric reducing ability of plasma, a measure of the antioxidant ability, showed that MP produced a dose dependent antioxidant effect. Activities of aqueous extracts of Mallotus oppositifolius on Shigella dysenteriae A1-induced diarrhoea in rats.


The total antioxidant activity of the Mallotus oppositifolius MP extract was estimated by the ferric reducing antioxidant power FRAP assay [ 16 ] and the 1,1-diphenylpicryl-hydrazyl DPPH photometric assay [ 17 ]. The wood is also used as firewood and to make tool handles or yam stakes.

Mallotus oppositifolius – Useful Tropical Plants

Mallotus oppositifolius Digital specimen images at the It has a high growth rate compared to other commonly used browse plants. The extract was not toxic. mallots

Alloxan, from the literature, has been shown to cause hyperglycaemia in laboratory animals due to increased oxidative stress by elaborated free radicals [ 12 ], thus a model for type 1 diabetes studies. Small germplasm collections are maintained in the United Kingdom and South Africa. The harvested leaves are usually used fresh, whereas the roots are usually dried, pounded and kept in a pot for later use.

Total cholesterol levels in diabetic rats treated with various doses of MP extracts.

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The mixtures were filtered with Whatman number 1 filter paper. The rats oppositifo,ius fasted overnight before experimentation but were allowed free access to water. The yield of the extract was 2. Phenol compounds such as flavonoids isolated from plants scavenge for hydroxyl radicals, superoxide anion radical, and lipid peroxyl oppksitifolius unearths many of the flavonoid health promoting functions, which are important for managing diseases associated with oxidative damage such as diabetes mellitus [ 23 ].


The thinner stems or the bark are sometimes used as binding material. Antiparasitic activities of medicinal plants used in Ivory Coast. Leaves opposite, simple; petiole long and short in oppositifoliud pair, 2. Mallotus oppositifolius The powdered F elastica produced 20g Inflorescence a terminal or axillary raceme; male inflorescence up to 10 —15 cm long, female one up to 10 — BoxAH Wageningen, Netherlands.

It is deep-rooting and has a root: Crude methanolic leaf and root extracts showed significant antioxidant and anti-inflammatory oppoitifolius in tests with rats.

Total cholesterol concentrations were evaluated by the methods described by Allain et al. Mallotus oppositifolius 1, flowering branch; 2, part of male inflorescence; 3, part of infructescence.

Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Mallotus oppositifolius var. oppositifolius

The crushed leaves or leaf sap are applied to aching teeth and inflamed eyes. West Indian Medical Journal 55 4: Blood was collected from heart using disposable hypodermic syringes and transferred into EDTA tubes immediately. Flowers unisexual, fragrant, petals absent; male flowers with jointed pedicel 3—7 mm long, sepals 3—4, elliptical, c.