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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The ethanolic leaf extract of Alchornea cordifolia Schum. It is probable that Alchornea cordifolia will remain a major medicinal plant.

Journal of Ethnopharmacology Dried leaves are a tea substitute. BoxAH Wageningen, Netherlands.

Antimicrobial spectrum of Alchornea cordifolia leaf extract.

Retrieved from ” https: The high tannin content was thought to be responsible for this activity. It is antibacterial [ 2 ], spasmolytic [ 3 ], anti-inflammatory [ 4 ], anti-diarrhoeal [ 5 ], antioxidant [ 6 ] and antimicrobial [ 7 ] agent. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences 8 2: Antibacterial constituents of Alchornea cordifolia leaves. The wood ash serves as a mordant. Download Herbpathy App in 3 Easy Steps.


In DR Congo bruised leaves are applied as an enema to treat impotency. Home Publications Conferences Register Contact. It is possible that these constituents offered protection to the treated animals in the present study.

Pipe stems are made from the branches with the pith removed. Alkaline phosphatase ALP alchorrnea, Gamma glutamyl transpeptidase GGTalbumin, globulin, bilirubin and total protein were the other biochemical parameters analyzed. In DR Congo the split stems are used to line baskets. The animals were monitored closely for clinical signs of toxicity; i. Can’t read the image? Anti-inflammatory effects of crude methanolic extract and fractions of Alchornea cordifolia leaves.

Please send this link to: International Journal of Pharmacognosy Guidelines Upcoming Special Issues. Alchornea cordifolia Filed as Alchornea cordifolia On the other hand, no lesions were observed in the kidney tissue sections of both the treated and control animals Plates The rats were randomly distributed into five groups of four animals each.

Alchornea cordifolia Cordkfolia microcarpa x 67 – 9k – gif www. This Cordiifolia plants -related article is a stub. We wish to express our gratitude to Rev. Antimicrobial activities of Alchornea cordifolia.


Alchornea cordifolia – Wikipedia

Do you know this herb by any other name? Ellagic acid was found to be the active constituent of the extract. Sort of getting addicted to your website.

The presence of tannins and flavonoids may account for the increased colonic water and electrolyte crdifolia. Different leaf extracts showed a significant anti-anaemic activity by increasing the level of haemoglobin and iron in the blood after oral administration to anaemic rats. In Gabon and Congo a root decoction or maceration is taken to treat amoebic dysentery and diarrhoea and used as eye drops to cure conjunctivitis.

In Sierra Leone and Congo young leaves or pounded bark are made cordifplia a suppository to treat haemorrhoids. Posting this in hopes of responses. The ethanolic leaf extract chosen for this study showed the highest antimalarial activity in a previous study [8].