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The genus is represented by about 175 species distributed throughout the world. However, green synthesized metal nanoparticles are currently in the limelight due to the simplicity, costeffectiveness and ecofriendliness of their synthesis. Effect of costus afer on carbohydrates tolerance tests and. Nephroprotective and antioxidant effect of aqueous leaf. Flowering stems produced direct from the root, covered by imbricate leaf sheaths.

Costus root is used for treating worm nematode infections. Antinociceptive property of costus afer ker stem juice and. Brine shrimp lethality test showed that the extract was significantly p download full text in pdf download. Author links open overlay panel ruichao lin bernard han. Costus scaber is another of the widespread and variable species of costus. The aim of this research was to assess the impact of c. To determine the chemical composition of the stem extract of costus afer and its antimicrobial activity against some human and plant pathogens. The effect of fresh stem juice extract of costus afer on the cytohistomorphology. The alteration in overall body weight or organbody weight ratio is an indication of impairment in the normal functioning of the organs. Costus afer, pathogens, extracts, aspergillus sp, phytochemical.

Costus afer is an evergreen perennial growing to 4 m ft by 4 m ft at a fast rate. Zingiberaceae is a family of about fifty two genera and more than 1,300 species distributed. Costus maculatus is a little known costus from east central africa. Their use in folk medicine and phytomedicine is in the treatment and management of variety of human ailment, like diabetes mellitus, abdominal problems etc. Digital pdf download costus identification and descriptive poster. This study investigated the activity of express extracts of costus afer bushcane against escherichia coli, staphylococcus aureus, bacillus subtilis and pseudomonas aerugionsa. Costus afer is one of 218 plants which were registered for antibacterial activity against staphylococcus aureus, mycobacterium fortuitum, bacillus cereus and candida albicans 7. It is reportedly used in traditional medicine practice tmp to treat and. Investigating the wound healing potential of costus afer.

Publisher macmillan press year 1992 isbn 0333474945 description. I have seen it in every country i have explored for costus. Nephroprotective and antioxidant effect of aqueous leaf extract. The root and oil from the root are used to make medicine. Costus are easilly distinguished from other commonly cultivated gingers because the leaves spiral around the main stem like a circular stairway. In vitro antioxidant capacity and free radical scavenging. Pdf pollination biology of costus woodsonii maas costaceae. Costus afer ker gawl is an indigenous tropical african medicinal plant used as therapy in the treatment of inflammatory ailments such as rheumatoid arthritis. This page was last edited on 12 december 2019, at 20. The form being sold here is the one that is common in cultivation but i do have other forms with slightly different. Phytochemical composition of costus afer extract and its alleviation of carbon tetrachlorideinduced hepatic oxidative stress and toxicity were evaluated. Antihyperglycemic activity of the aqueous extract of costus afer stem. The stem, seeds and rhizome contain several steroidal sapogenins, of which diosgenin is the most important one. The search for new antidiabetic therapies has become increasingly urgent due to the development of adverse effects and resistance by.

Investigatory study of long term doses of costus afer, snail. Costus afer, an antihyperglycemic medicinal plant, possesses inhibitory activity against carbohydrate hydrolyzing. Investigations of the methanolic leaf extract of costus. Article pdf available december 2019 with 117 reads how we measure. I have usually seen it growing in areas with fairly distinct dry seasons from costa rica as far south as southern ecuador on the pacific side of the andes. Costus specious and seaqust are belong to costaceae zingiberaceae. Above to the right is the african species costus talbotii. Pdf investigations of the methanolic leaf extract of costus afer.

Costus afer spiral ginger, ginger lily, white spiral. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. Please note that this is a trial program and may end. Activities of express extracts of costus afer kergawl. Aferoside a, a steroidal saponin from costus afer sciencedirect. Costus is a group of perennial herbaceous plants in the family described by linnaeus as a genus in 1753. Hence the present study evaluates the methanolic extract of each part of costus aferleaf. It is also used as a tonic and to stimulate digestion. Antiinflammatory and antioxidant activities of costus. Costus afer is a group of perennial herbaceous plant of the family costaceae described as genus by linnaus. Pdf indigenous knowledge of herbal medicines among adolescents. The foliage is your basic green spiral ginger foliage, growing to about 45 feet tall on thin, but strong upright stems. A read is counted each time someone views a publication summary such as the title, abstract, and list of authors, clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the fulltext.

Chemical composition of the stem extract of costus afer bush. Silver nanoparticles mediated by costus afer leaf extract. These purported ethnomedicinal uses have triggered many research studies on the plant to amass scientific evidence. In conclusion, ethanol extract of costus afer ker gawl leaves possess antimicrobial, analgesic, antiinflammatory and cns depressant activity. African journal of biotechnology semen quality characteristics. This study was designed to evaluate the antiinflammatory and antioxidant activities. The qualitative and quantitative analyses showed the presence of alkaloids, saponins, flavonoids, tannins and phenols in the aqueous. They require a rich well drained soil 2 parts peat moss to 1 part loam to 1. Costa rica, panama, colombia, ecuador, peru, guyana and brazil. Genus costus costus is the largest and most diverse genus in the plant family costaceae. An introduced costus originated from africa namely costus afer ker gawl. There are about 52 accepted species names in the neotropics and 29 species in africa. The nephroprotective and antioxidant properties of the aqueous leaf extract of costus afer c.

The first edition of the novel was published in 2014, and was written by anna todd. Researcharticle costus afer protects cardio, hepato, and renoantioxidant status in streptozotocinintoxicated wistar rats armelled. Costus afer protects cardio, hepato, and renoantioxidant status in streptozotocinintoxicated wistar rats. Effect of aqueous leaves extract of costus afer ker gawl. This study explored the use of aqueous leaf extract of costus afer in the synthesis of silver nanoparticles ca. Costus afer is an african costus that is unusual in that it commonly flowers both at the base and terminally on a tall leafy stem. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license.

The kidney of the control group was normal showing numerous renal tubules and interstitial tissues. Costus afer is referred as a tall perennial semiwoody herb with leafy canes up to 3m high bearing. Pdf costus afer protects cardio, hepato, and renoantioxidant. Costus productus is easy to start from cuttings and it can bloom the first year from cuttings. The leaves of insulin plant costus igneus reduced the fasting and postprandial blood sugar levels, bringing them down towards normal, in dexamethasoneinduced hyperglycaemia in rats. Costus speciosus is a flowering plant of spiral ginger family. Researcharticle costus afer protects cardio, hepato, and reno. Experimental animals were daily administered with hydroethanolic extract of c. Investigations of the methanolic leaf extract of costus afer. It has a very long bloom period and can make a showy garden plant with its colorful bracts and flowers. The leave and stem sap of costus afer was obtained from wilberforce island, bayelsa state, nigeria. Investigatory study of long term doses of costus afer.

Costus afer leaf extract protects against testicle damage. Laboratory manual of pharmacology and toxicology 4th dimension, enugu, nigeria 1982, pp. It is hardy to zone uk the flowers are pollinated by insects. Access is allocated within two business days of purchase and lasts one year. This study investigated the antinociceptive property of ethanol leaf extract of costus afer ethanol leaf extract cale and the stem juice casj in rats, using different rat models acetic acid, tail flick and tail immersion assays. Antinociceptive property of costus afer ker stem juice. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 582 pages and is available in paperback format. Medicinal plants are efficient modulators of oxidative stress associated with diabetes mellitus. It is superficially similar to costus dubius which produces only one flower per bract. Costus woodsonii is a perennial herb, belongs to the family costaceae under the order zingiberales. An costus in nahilalakip ha familia nga costaceae ilarom nga taxa. According to international journal of ayurveda research a new study on insulin plant costus igneus was published recently. This study was designed to investigate the antimicrobial, biochemical and cns depressant properties of ethanolic leave extract of costus afer in albino mice and.

Eighteen adult crossbred new zealand and chinchilla breeds were divided. The plant is commonly known as ginger lily or bush cane. This page was last edited on 23 december 2019, at 23. The patch pictured below started blooming in late june and bloomed through the summer. It is found in nearly all parts of central america and tropical south america. Costus oil is used for asthma, cough, gas, and severe intestinal diseases such as dysentery and cholera. Medicinal plants contain bioactive compounds capable of preventing and fighting oxidative related diseases. The stem decoction is widely used for treatment of various eye affections, rheumatism, cough, sore throat and other respiratory problems 23. The methanol extract of costus afer is a good nitric oxide radical scavenger. About the leaves of costus afer were collected from onu 0. Forty albino rats were used for each experimental model. Previous studies have shown costus afer to possess ethnomedical and ethnoveterinary properties, however, the link between c.

Uses, side effects, interactions, dosage, and warning. Pdf phytochemical composition of costus afer extract and its. The genus as a whole is often called spiral ginger. Usda, ars, germplasm resources information network. Pdf costus afer possesses carbohydrate hydrolyzing enzymes. Costus afer could be a promising plant for the development of antihepatitic drugs. The ethanol leaf extract of costus afer was subjected to qualitative phytochemical screening, column chromatography and gcms analysis to. It is also distinguished by the fact that it produces two flowers per bract instead of one flower per bract as in most african costus and all the neotropical plants. It is a basal bloomer and unlike most costus species it produces two flowers per bract. Costus villisissimus is easily recognized by its extremely hairy stems and leaves, long stiff hairs that have given it the name porcupine ginger.

Full colour high resolution pdf file, a3 landscape. Six groups of five weightmatched animals each, were. It is widely spread through tropical and subtropical regions of africa, asia and america. Pollination biology of costus woodsonii maas costaceae article pdf available january 2015 with 547 reads how we measure reads a read is counted each time someone. Oxidative stress os has been linked to the pathology of a variety of chronic and degenerative diseases. It is reportedly used in traditional medicine practice tmp to treat and manage many ailments including diabetes mellitus, stomach ache, arthritis, inflammation, and gout. A new steroidal saponin, aferoside a, has been isolated from the roots of costus afer. The study was designed to identify the phytochemicals present in costus afer and to test the inhibitory ability of the plant extract on human and plant pathogens.

The result of this study shows the possible use of plant extracts in the manangement and control of yam rot. Phytochemical composition of costus afer extract and its. It is widespread through tropical and subtropical regions of asia, africa, and the americas. Costus afer stem has been used traditionally for the treatment of several ailments including skin disorders, veneral diseases and colic. Costus afer pdf costus afer is an evergreen perennial growing to 4 m ft by 4 m ft at a fast rate. It can be found in the forest belt of senegal, south africa, guinea, niger, sierra leone, ghana, cameroon and nigeria.

Add to cart, checkout and download file after payment is made. Indigenous knowledge of herbal medicines among adolescents in amassoma, bayelsa state, nigeria article pdf available in global journal of health science 81 may 2015 with 1,299 reads. In the present study we screened costus afer for the presence of plant products. Costus is often characterized and distinguished from relatives such as zingiber true ginger by its spiraling. Zingiberaceae was investigated for some pharmacological effects in vivo and in vitro. The aerial parts of the plant and the rhizomes are edible, the rhizome being good source of carbohydrate, starch, amylase, protein and lipid. Classification costus speciosus, an important medicinal and ornamental plant cultivated in india belongs to family costaceae zingiberaceae 5 7. In vitro antioxidant capacity and free radical scavenging evaluation of standardized extract of costus afer leaf. Plants are very similar to costus lucanusianus, and hybridize with that species200.

The main characters of this romance, new adult story are. Medicinal plants are reservoirs of natural products with antidiabetic potentials. This study evaluated the cardio, reno, and hepatoantioxidant status of hydroethanolic extract of costus afer on streptozotocinintoxicated diabetic rats. Unlimited viewing of the articlechapter pdf and any associated supplements and figures.

This study aimed to investigate the possible protective effect of costus afer c. High dose of standardised extract of costus afer leaves. People use costus for many conditions, but there is no scientific evidence to support these uses. This page was last edited on 14 november 20, at 20. In the present study we screened costus afer for the presence of plant products and to study the effects of the methanolic leaf extract of the plant on fasting blood glucose of normal rats. Inflorescence terminal, flowers emerge one at a time from bright red coloured bracts of. The aim of this paper is to evaluate the phytochemical constituents of costus afer extract and its alleviation of carbon tetrachloride induced hepatic oxidative stress and toxicity. Protective effects of standardised extract of costus afer leaves came, an extract with good antioxidants on cadmium. Article pdf available january 2012 with 15,298 reads how we measure reads a read is counted each time someone views. Evaluation of the phytochemical composition and hypoglycaemic. Costus afer in the germplasm resources information network grin, u. Acute toxicity investigation of methanol leaf extract of costus. Medicinal plants contain bioactive compounds which are capable of preventing and fighting these diseases.

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