Terminalia avicennioides Guill & Perr (Combretaceae): Pharmacology and Phytochemistry of an Alternative Traditional Medicine in Nigeria: Mini Review
Received Date: Mar 05, 2018 / Accepted Date: Mar 14, 2018 / Published Date: Mar 19, 2018
This is a literature survey of the genus Terminalia, a member of the family Combretaceae with emphasis on Terminalia avicennioides. T. avicennioides is a plant of medicinal importance common in Africa and Asia. The plant has been reported to be used by traditional medical practitioners to treat a variety of conditions including inflammation, oxidative stress and cytotoxicity in both humans and animals.
Keywords: Terminalia avicennioides; Phytochemistry; Anti-inflammatory; Antioxidant; Cytotoxicity
Citation: Aliyu H, Suleiman M, Ahmed A, Chiezey N, Ahmed A, et al. (2018) Terminalia avicennioides Guill & Perr (Combretaceae): Pharmacology and Phytochemistry of an Alternative Traditional Medicine in Nigeria: Mini Review. J Pharmacogn Nat Prod 4:152. Doi: 10.4172/2472-0992.1000152
Copyright: © 2018 Aliyu H, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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