Anti ulcerative activity of ipomoea aquatica forsk

Antioxidant activity, total phenolic and total flavonoid contents of the whole plant extracts Torilis leptophylla L.

The white color intensified according to the amount and nature of radical scavenger present in the sample. Antioxidative activities of different water spinach extracts as measured by the reducing power method. Inhibitory effect of Ipomoea aquatica extracts on glucose absorption using a perfused rat intestinal preparation: Antioxidant properties of natural compounds used in popular medicine for gastric ulcers.

Effect of IA extract on Gentamicin-induced nephrotoxicity in serum creatinine and serum urea Group. Some antioxidant agents that have been used to ameliorate gentamicin induced nephrotoxicity in rats include deferoxamine, methimazole, vitamin E, vitamin C diethyl dithiocarbamate, L-histidinol, thymoquinone [10].

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Extract also showed potent free radical scavenging activity with vitamin C as standard. A useful tropical fodder plant. However the pathological mechanisms involved in gentamicin induced nephrotoxicity include induction of oxidative stress [7, 8]. Table 3 Open in a separate window INH-induced convulsions in mice The average latency of convulsions was presented in Table 4.

The antiproliferative activities of each fraction were expressed as the median EC50, with a lower EC50 value indicating a higher antiproliferative activity. The MAE-IA extract which contained flavonoids, increased time spent in the open arm of elevated plus maze which clearly indicated its anxiolytic activity [Lister, ; Une et al.

Oxidized LDL promotes the atherosclerotic process through lipid accumulation, focal necrosis, connective tissue proliferation and other sub-parenchymal events. Enzymatic determination of serum total cholesterol. These findings indicate that the C. Inven- tory of plants used in traditional medicine in Somalia: The oval-shaped Medicinal uses leaves are up to 1 cm long with finely toothed edges.

International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences, ; 1 4: Inhibitory effect of Ipomoea aquatica extracts on glucose absorption using a perfused rat intestinal preparation. Pharmacological studies have revealed that the Chickweed Nyunai et al.

There were sixteen weeds from 11 different families identified with anti- hyperlipidaemic and anti-diabetic properties or both. This assay has been used primarily to evaluate AED. Study of a methanol extract yielded a compound 7-O-B-D-glucopyronosyl-dihydromquercetinO-a-D-glucopyranoside that exhibited antioxidant activity with an EC50 value of 83 and showed very strong lipid peroxidation-inhibitory activity in a liposome model system.

We have therefore investigated anxiolytic activity of flavonoids rich methanol: Absorbance at nm was recorded after 30 minutes of incubation. Br J Nutr ; Each well was completely pipetted, and then the absorption at nm of formazan product was measured using a microplate reader.

Scientific Journal of Biological Sciences, ; 2 4: MTT Assay for Cell Proliferation The NB4 cell line was isolated from long-term cultures of leukemia blast cells on bone-marrow stromal fibroblasts, as reported by Lanotte et al.

Medicinal value Parts used: Polyphenols are phytochemicals present in vegetables and fruits which constitute a large group of natural antioxidants.

However only IA ethanol extract administration Group II had no significant effect on these parameters. Study investigating the antimicrobial efficacy of the leaf extract of three herbs — A longifolia, I aquatica and E fluctuans — on four pathogenic bacterial strains E coli, P aeruginosa, S aureus and M luteus.

Maternal use of antiepileptic drugs and the risk of major congenital malformations: Perspectives from the field. Figure 6 shows the time-course plots for the antioxidative activity of the different extract fractions from water spinach and BHT using the FTC method.

Antifungal activity of some Tanzanian plants used traditionally for the treatment of fungal infections. Acalypha fruticosa Forssk; p. Quantitative analysis of phenolics compounds after thin-layer chromatographic separation. Antidiabetic effect of Abdennebi E, Gerard C.

Diabetes used to describe plants that grow and reproduce aggressively mellitus DM is a metabolic disorder characterized by elevation of Ediriweera.

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invitro and invivo studies on the antioxidative activities, membrane stabilization and cytotoxicity of water spinach (ipomoea aquatica forsk) from ibaji ponds, nigeria. water spinach (Ipomoea aquatica Forsk) in aspirin ulcerated rats.

on IAF especially in leaf for its anti-ulcer activity. This prompted us to pursue the activity and was examined for their efficacy and for determination of their possible mechanism of action.


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MATERIALS AND METHODS. The aim of this study was to examine possible antioxidant and antiproliferative activities of 95% ethanol or water extract from water spinach (Ipomoea aquatica Forsk) organs. DPPH staining, total phenolic compounds, total flavonoid content, DPPH radical, reducing power method, FTC method, and inhibition of cancer cell proliferation were employed.

Ipomoea aquatica Forsk. Plants were collected from areas in and around Dibrugarh, Assam.

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Plants were collected from areas in and around Dibrugarh, Assam. The plant was identified by Prof. L. R. Saikia of Department of Life Sciences, Dibrugarh University.

• Hypoglycemic / Anti-Diabetic: Study evaluated the oral hypoglycemic activity of single and multiple doses of Ipomoea aquatica in healthy male Wistar rats after a glucose challenge.

Results showed significant reduction in glucose concentrations in both single. The central nervous system (CNS) depressant and antiepileptic activities of the methanol extract of the leaves of Ipomoea aquatica Forsk (IAF) were investigated on various animal models including pentobarbitone sleeping time and hole-board exploratory behavior for sedation tests and strychnine, picrotoxin and pentylenetetrazole-induced convulsions in mice.

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