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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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Further investigation using bioactivity guided fractionation is currently going on to determine the active constituent s in our laboratory. Parkhouse J, Pleuvry BJ. This study is, therefore, aimed at evaluating the analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities of the aqueous methanol extracts of Cochlospermum tinctorium. The leaves are alternate, palmate lobed with stipules. Determination of Rate of Kill The rate of kill was determined only for bacterial isolates most susceptible to the extract.

Citation in scholarly articles. Potential Blenders and core components note. Intraperitoneal median lethal dose LD 50 estimation was conducted in mice using the method of Lorke. These phytochemicals could be responsible for the antimicrobial activities exhibited by the extract and hence justify the ethnomedicinal uses of C. The rhizomes of the plant are used traditionally against fever, hepatitis, abdominal pain, and helminthes, and bilharzias infestations.

Cochlospermum tinctorium flowering plant. Time kill studies showed that the antibacterial activities were time dependent. Rich Possess Analgesic and Anti-inflammatory Activities. The extracts did not significantly increase mean latency of response in the hot plate test.

Licking of the paws or jumping out of the beaker was taken as an indicator of the animal’s response to heat-induced nociceptive pain stimulus. Cochlosperum 2 Effect of aqueous methanol extracts of Cochlospermum tinctorium against acetic acid — induced writhing in mice. To our knowledge, there is no report on the analgesic and anti-inflammatory potentials of the plant in the literature.


Chemical composition and insecticidal activity of plant essential oils from Benin against Anopheles gambiae Giles. There are citation in web searches related to Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. The useful plants of West Tropical Africa. The fresh or dried rootstock may be pulverized and pounded into a paste that is rubbed onto the article to be dyed; it may also be crushed, mixed with ash and boiled with the article to be dyed.

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cohclospermum Zone of inhibition diameter mm produced by extract of C. Medicinal and economic plants of Nupeland. The following chemicals and drugs were used: Research Journal of Medicinal Plants, 3: Cochlospermaceae Res J Med Plants.

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This suggests that at higher concentration the organism would be killed at a faster rate. Natural Academy press; Few pharmacological studies have been conducted on the plant. The inflorescence consists of bright yellow flowers that are regular or slightly irregular and borne in racemes or panicles. The difference between the readings at time 0 h and different time interval was taken as the thickness of edema.

The suspension was used to streak on the surface of Muller Hinton agar plates with sterile swab. McGraw Hill Co Inc; In Nigeria, as in other African countries, several roots, leaves, fruits and barks of plants are used for different medicinal purposes; some of which have been discovered in many researches to be rich in secondary metabolites like tannins, alkaloids, flavonoids, phenols, steroids and volatile oils which are responsible for their therapeutic activities Cowan, ; Rabe and Vanstoden, Hot plate test in mice The extracts at the various doses tested afforded varying protection against thermal stimulus in mice.


The time for each mouse to lick its paws or jump out of the beaker was taken reaction time. Effect of aqueous methanol extracts of Cochlospermum tinctorium against acetic acid — induced writhing in mice. Analgesia, anti-inflammation, Cochlopermum tinctoriumhot plate, edema, writhing.

Thirty minute after treatment, the reaction time of each mouse was again evaluated but only once on this occasion. Tests on mice showed that arjunolic acid isolated from the rootstock has considerable inhibitory effects on skin tumour promoters.

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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. A ml test beaker was placed on thermostat hot plate Gallenkamp thermostat.

Unripe fruits are eaten by hunters to allay thirst. Determination of Antibacterial Activity The antibacterial activity was carried out by utilizing the hole-in-plate bioassay procedure as reported by Karou et al.

The roots of the African species Cochlospermum angolense Welw. Journal of Ethnopharmacology The activity of the extract against S.