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The antisnake venom activities of Parkia biglobosa (Mimosaceae) stem bark extract

Asuzu, I U and Harvey, A L (2003) The antisnake venom activities of Parkia biglobosa (Mimosaceae) stem bark extract. Toxicon, 42 (7). pp. 763-768. ISSN 0041-0101

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Snake bites in rural Nigeria are commonly treated with plant extracts. We have studied the ability of one such traditionally used plant (Parkia biglobosa; [Jacq.] Benth., Mimosaceae) to reduce the effects of two snake venoms (Naja nigricollis, and Echis ocellatus) in several experimental models. A water-methanol extract of P. biglobosa stem bark significantly (p

Item type: Article
ID code: 31605
Keywords: oral administration, animals, antivenins, chickens, cobra, cobra venoms, female, injections, male, mice, phytotherapy, plant bark, plant extracts, medicinal plants, snake bites, intraperitoneal, Pharmacy and materia medica, Toxicology
Subjects: Medicine > Pharmacy and materia medica
Department: Faculty of Science > Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2011 08:56
Last modified: 21 May 2015 13:25

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