alexa <em>Terminalia avicennioides</em> Guill andamp; Perr (Combretaceae): Pharmacology and Phytochemistry of an Alternative Traditional Medicine in Nigeria: Mini Review| Abstract
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  • J Pharmacogn Nat Prod 2018, Vol 4(2): 2
  • DOI: 10.4172/2472-0992.1000152

Terminalia avicennioides Guill & Perr (Combretaceae): Pharmacology and Phytochemistry of an Alternative Traditional Medicine in Nigeria: Mini Review

Hadiza Aliyu1*, Mohammed Suleiman1, Abubakar Ahmed2, Ngozi Chiezey3, Aroke Ahmed4, Muhammed Mamman1 and Lyndy McGaw5
1Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
2Department of Pharmacognosy and Drug Development, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
3Department of Parasitology and Entomology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
4Federal Institute of Industrial Research, , Oshodi, Lagos State, Nigeria
5Department of Paraclinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Phytomedicine Program, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
*Corresponding Author : Hadiza Aliyu, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, Tel: +2348027149001, Email: [email protected]

Received Date: Mar 05, 2018 / Accepted Date: Mar 14, 2018 / Published Date: Mar 19, 2018

Abstract

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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