Guiera senegalensis is a semi-evergreen to evergreen shrub, usually growing 1 – 3 metres tall, with occasional specimens up to 5 metres. The whole plant is. Guiera senegalensis is an evergreen Shrub growing to m (8ft) by m (8ft) at a slow rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium. Guiera senegalensis J. F. Gmel. [family COMBRETACEAE]. Herbarium. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K). Collection. Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa.

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Guiera senegalensis (PROTA) – PlantUse English

Then 2 ml of each of senegalensiss H 2 SO 4 and acetic acid were poured into the mixture. Our extracts reduced lipid peroxidation in liver, the primary target organ of drug metabolism. All the extracts showed LOX inhibitory effects, enzyme involved in generating free radical s.

Phenolic content and antioxidant activity of six acanthaceae from Burkina Faso. Senegalfnsis roots are used asa chew sticks and toothpicks. Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-nociceptive activities and composition of Lythrum salicaria L.

The optimal level of browse introduction in the diet of sheep was The mixture was then filtered, and drops of picric acid were added to the hexane, HCl and Gs leave extract filtrate.


Guiera senegalensis

Flowers bisexual, regular, 5-merous, c. They are mixed with tobacco for smoking as a treatment for coughs and respiratory trouble[ ]. In conclusion, medicinal plants are used for discovering and screening of the phytochemical constituents which are very helpful for eenegalensis manufacturing of new drugs for treatment of various diseases.

The absorbance was recorded at nm. The wood is used for the framework of wells, bed posts and roof lattice work and it is also commonly used to fence farms.

Hydroacetonic extract may contain bioactive substances useful in the treatment of gout or other XO-induced diseases justifying the traditional use of this specie as diuretic, depurative.

Guiera – Wikipedia

The mixtures were left for 15 min at room temperature and the absorbance was measured at nm. This extract is significantly higher than when compared to the others extract and fractions. The galls were dried and ground to powder. However, extracts from galls of Guiera senegalensis demonstrated effective anti-inflammatory activity which probably be related at least in part to its antioxidant activity that justifies its traditional use against inflammatory and xanthine oxidase -induced diseases.

The wood is commonly used for the framework of wells, bed post, etc. The shrub is commonly cut to fence farms[ ]. The plant is a source of 3,4,5-Tri-O-galloylquinic acid, a hydrolysable tannin classified as a natural product with anti-HIV activity and a DNA polymerase inhibitor.


For the confirmation of flavonoids in the Gs leave powder, 0. The bark is gray.

During the crop season it is cut back again, but left to sprout at the end of the rainy season. Gama Pinto, Lisbon, Portugal.

The bitter leaves are most frequently used. A chloroform extract of the roots exhibited a pronounced antimalarial activity against Plasmodium falciparum in vitro and displayed low toxicity. On the contrary Hinneburg et al. The antioxidant content was determined using standard curves for ascorbic acid mg L Correlation between antioxidant activity and anti- lipid peroxidation sdnegalensis.

More research is needed to investigate if there is any side effect when the extract is taken orally. The yield extraction is The root extract was less active.

The tannin 3,4,5-tri-O-galloylquinic acid showed moderate selective inhibition of HIV replication. World J Sneegalensis Sc 5: The presence of alkaloids in the Gs sample was confirmed by the yellow- colored precipitate that was formed.

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