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 nectar glands at the leaf base attract ants, which protect the plant from attacks from other insects. Absorbance of sample and standard were read against reagent blank at nm and protein concentration calculated.

Then, to all test tubes 1. Chicken produce egg yolks with a deeper yellow colour when fed regularly with the leaves.

In Nigeria fishermen use leaves and fruits for dyeing and preserving fishing nets; dried leaves give a darker colour than fresh ones. Can I extract a sizeable quantity of oil from Alchornea Cordifolia?

Pipe stems are made from the branches with the pith removed.

Antimicrobial spectrum of Alchornea cordifolia leaf extract.

The antidiarrhoeal activity of Alchornea cordifolia leaf extract. Straggling, laxly branched, evergreen dioecious shrub or small tree up to 8 m tall; young shoots erect, later becoming horizontal, hollow, glabrous.


This was carried out to crosscheck the results that were obtained from biochemical assay. Determination of tannin in some Ghanaian Plants. Take decoction of roots of Butcher’s Broom every day for 15 days.

A histological study was carried out with the liver and kidney samples from different groups of the experimental animals. Male albino rats of about 8 weeks old, weighing g were used for the experiment. Screening for antitumor anti-HIV activities of nine medicinal plants from Zaire. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science Alchornea cordifolia Schum and Thonn. Each sample solution was filtered using Whatman No.

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Alchornea Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

Phytochemical studies and comparative efficacy of the crude extracts of some haemostatic cordifolka in Edo and Delta States of Nigeria.

As a purgative, they are also taken as an enema; high doses taken orally are emetic. How much of the herb tea would be needed for intestinal problems? The number of deaths in any group was recorded. Citation in news articles. Selected organs of the animals i. Young stem pith is bitter and astringent and is chewed for the same use. I really like this page for advising sake The presence of tannins and flavonoids may account for the increased colonic water and electrolyte reabsorption.


Alchornea cordifolia is an important alcgornea plant in traditional medicine and much pharmacological research has been effected including its antibacterial, antifungal and antiprotozoal properties, as well as its anti-inflammatory activities, with significant positive results. I am looking cordfolia a source of dried Alchornea Cordifolia leaves from Central Africa.

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Alchornea cordifolia – Useful Tropical Plants

The markers of renal function, urea and creatinine, were assessed based on reported kidney toxicity associated with the use of medicinal plants. Please can alchornea cordifolia cure H Pylori related gastritis? Economic analysis of cut-and-carry, and alley cropping systems of mulch production for plantains in south-eastern Nigeria.

Enter 10 digit mobile number. In veterinary medicine a leaf or root infusion is given to livestock to treat trypanosomiasis.

The Iwo people of Nigeria chew the leaves as an appetizer. Alchornea cordifolia Pseudospondias microcarpa x 67 – 9k – gif www.