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Dennettia tripetala G. Baker (Annonaceae), or pepper fruit tree, is a well-known Nigerian spicy medicinal plant. The mineral, vitamin and nutrient composition of. Here are the 18 wondrous benefits of pepper fruit Dennettia tripetala you definitely need to know. Study shows that this fruit is good for us. Abstract. The study revealed the safety of Dennettia tripetala seed on man and the environment. Adult male rats weighing – kg.

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The experiment was repeated six times. Baker, belongs to the Annonaceae family.

Health Benefits of Pepper fruit (Dennettia tripetala)

The non-significant effect of ALT in rats fed standard basal diet or standard basal diet plus D. Food, 8 3pp. Effect of chronic consumption of metabisulphite on the integrity of tripetalla cellular system.

Both the fruit and the leaves were found to contain secondary metabolites such as phenol, carbohydrate, terpenes, flavonoids, tannin and alkaloids. Antimicrobial Properties The leaf extract of pepper fruit contains antimicrobial properties and as such effective for fighting against microbes Aderogba et al.

Minimizes Cancer Risk Pepper fruit is an excellent source of flavonoids, which have been proven effective for reducing the onset of cancer attacks Graf et al. This observation is in agreement with the previous studies by Akparie and Ileke et al.

Hematology and serum biochemistry values tripeala dusky-footed wood rat neotoma fuscipes. Plant products Research Journal, 10, pp. Group V rats were included to determine the comparative safety denneytia D. Pepper fruit has three green broad sepals and fleshy petals that are yellow in dennsttia. Cold is a viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory tract that is characterized by rtipetala eyes, sneezing, sore throat, dennettiq and nasal congestion, Significant differences were not observed in the body weights of the animal groups at the commencement of the experiment.


Evaluation of hypoglycemic and toxicological effects of leaf extracts of Morinda lucida in hyperglycemic albino rats. Five healthy male rats were randomly selected one from each group without replacement and dosed after an overnight fast.

Biology, Ecology and Control. After clearing in xylene, Canada balsam was added and cover slips placed on the slides. Citing articles via Web of Science 2. Rats in group I served as control and they were fed the basal diet.

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This finding agrees with the report of Ileke et al. Showing of 2 extracted citations. The albino rats were allowed to feed for 30 days and feed consumption data were taken and analysed. From This Paper Figures, tables, and topics from this paper. The inference is further supported by the fact that denmettia haemorrhage was without necrosis.

Chawla attributed increase in serum creatinine content to glomerular and tubular dysfunction. Baker Annonaceae also known as pepper fruit tree Ikpi and Nku, is an indigenous spicy medicinal plant in Nigeria, whose seed whole, powder, or extract is used as ednnettia effective insecticide in grain protection against weevils in particular Agbakwuru et al.

The increase in body weight in rats fed standard basal diet group I and in rats fed standard basal diet plus D. Topics Discussed in This Paper. Air-dried samples of D. The adverse effect caused by the high concentration of the plant powder, in particular, corroborates the reports of Akparie and Ileke et al.

However, many people are unaware of the wondrous things they stand to gain from eating this fruit. The square root of product of geometric mean of the last survived dose and mortality-causing dose was used to estimate the LD Pepper fruit contains both volatile and essential oils. The acute toxicity test of the present study dennettai that the LD 50 value of D. Pepper fruit can be used together with scotch bonnet peppers, dennehtia for hot soup preparations for new mothers. The plant is common in the tropical rainforest region of Nigeria and tripetxla found in Savanna areas Okwu et al.


A Review of the Uses and Medicinal Properties of Dennettia tripetala (Pepperfruit)

Increase in dosage of D. According to Okwu and MorahDennettia tripetala fruits can serve as food and herbs for producing herbal medicines. Expert decries poor state of healthcare, blames lack of political commitment.

Want to be notified when our article is published? Treatment of Infantile Convulsion The leaves and fruits of the pepper fruit can be used for preparing herbal medicines for treating infantile convulsion. Related articles in Web of Science Google Scholar.


Wilczek resistance to bruchids, Callosobruchus spp. Furthermore, Odeyemi et al. It is a pungent, pepperish, spicy medicinal plant that is characterised by greenish appearance, when unripe, but tends to be dennetia or pinkish in colour when ripe. Dennettia tripetala seeds are applied to diets of pregnant and postpartum women to aid uterine contraction Achinewhu et al. The total protein was determined by the direct Biuret method Gomall, It is a tropical plant that is mostly dominant in the West African region especially Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Cameroon.

Magnolia tripetala Toothache Hypoglycemic Agents. Normal control rats group I had highest level of total protein.

The spectrophotometer was set at zero at nm with distilled water. Thereafter, the suspension was preliminarily filtered with cotton wool held over the opening of the flask and refiltered using Whatman No 1 filter paper.