The rootstock of Cochlospermum tinctorium is collected from the wild and yields a brown-yellow dye, used for dyeing cloth (cotton), thread, mats, basketware and. Category: information only not used for fragrances or flavors. Recommendation for cochlospermum tinctorium oil usage levels up to: not for fragrance use. PDF | Methanol extract of the root of Cochlospermum tinctorium was evaluated for antibacterial activities using hole-in-plate bioassay technique against.

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West African Plants – A Photo Guide – Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex

The isolates were purified on nutrient agar OXOID plates and characterized using standard microbiological and biochemical procedures as described by Cowan and Steel Medicinal use of Cochlospermum tinctorium in Mali: Analgesia, anti-inflammation, Cochlopermum tinctoriumhot plate, edema, writhing.

Modulation of tinctoorium anti-nociception in the mouse by endogenous nitric oxide. In this study, we report the phytochemical, antibacterial and time kill studies of methanol extract of C. Special problems with the extraction of plants.

The plant is commonly known as Rawaya Hausa and is a familiar herb in the traditional medicinal preparations in Northern Nigeria, where decoctions of the whole roots are used as remedy for gonorrhea, jaundice and gastrointestinal diseases Mann et al.

Planta Medica 65 4: Investigation of Antiplasmodial compounds from two plants, Cochlospermum tinctorium A, Rich and Gardenia sokotensis. Herbal preparations as a source of hepatoprotective agents.


Cochlospermum tinctorium Aluka – Cochlospermum tinctorium Analgesic, anti-inflammatory and Antidiabetic properties of Harpagophytum procumbens DC Pedaliaceae secondary root aqueous extract.

Inhibitory effects of triterpenes from Cochlospermum tinctorium on Epstein-Barr virus activation.

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Results of phytochemical screening. Screening of some plants used in the Brazilian folk medicine for the treatment of infectious diseases. Flora of West Tropical Africa.

About 5 discrete colonies were aseptically transferred with a sterile wire loop into a tube containing sterile normal saline 0. Ginctorium studies The extracts were screened for the presence of alkaloids, saponins, tannins, flavonoids etc.

Flora of Tropical East Africa. The ability of the extracts to significantly reduce the paw edema suggests that they possess anti-inflammatory activities.

Analgelsic-antipyretic agents; Pharmacotherapy of Gout. Journal of Natural Products 65 9: The analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory activity of Diospyros variegate Kruz. A methanolic rootstock extract showed antibacterial activity against some bacteria which are responsible for skin diseases. In vitro antimalarial activity and cytotoxicity of cochlospermum tinctorium and C. The rootstock of Cochlospermum tinctorium is collected from the wild and yields a brown-yellow dye, used for dyeing cloth cottonthread, mats, basketware and ornaments, and rarely also leather.

Cocglospermum effects of the essential oil of Alpinia zerumbet on mice. The result obtained from the phytochemical screening has shown the presence of some secondary metabolites. These phytochemicals could be responsible for the antimicrobial activities exhibited by the extract and hence justify the ethnomedicinal uses of C.


The percentage inhibition of inflammation was calculated for each dose at different hours. The ability of the extracts to attenuate the acetic acid-induced writhing in mice suggests that they possess analgesic activity. The killing of S.

Cochlospermum tinctorium flowering plant. The dye is also used to colour shea butter and cooking oil to which it possibly also imparts some flavour. Volume 1, Families A—D.

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These compounds may be responsible for the antibacterial activity of the plant extract. The animals were fed on standard laboratory animal diet and water cochllospermum libitum. Drugs used in Africa as dyes: Table 1 Phytochemical constituents present in the aqueous methanol extracts of C.

In conclusion, the findings of this study suggests that the aqueous methanol root, leaf and root bark extracts of Cochlospermum tinctorium possess significant analgesic and anti-inflammatory tinctorum in laboratory animals and lend credence to the ethnomedical use of the plant in the management of pain and inflammatory conditions.

Carragenan induced oedema in the hind paw of the rats as an assay for anti — inflammatory drugs. Rich Possess Analgesic and Anti-inflammatory Activities.