Small trees m high or occasionally more shrubby and straggly and m high; trunk cm in diam., or occasionally up to 30 cm; bark smooth, grey or. Euclea schimperi (E. racemosa). Ebenaceae. Indigenous. Ar: Ugum. Tg: Kiliaw. Ecology: Uses: Description: Propagation: Seed: treatment: storage: Management . Euclea schimperi — Overview. River Guarri learn more about names for this taxon Image of Euclea schimperi. Euclea schimperi (A. DC.) Dandy Trusted .

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Display spot characters for this species. Antioxidant activity of some medicinal species using FRAP assay. Showing of 41 references. Insects associated with this species: By clicking accept or continuing to use the site, you agree to the terms outlined in our Privacy PolicyTerms of Serviceand Dataset License.

Recent trends and methods in antimicrobial drug discovery from plant sources. In conclusion, this study demonstrated that Euclea schimperi was rich in phytochemical constituents and the tested ethanol extracts had moderate to high antimicrobial activity and potent antioxidant activity.

Rapid determination of total polyphenolic content in tea samples based on caffeic acid voltammetric behaviour on a disposable graphite electrode. References Publications referenced by this paper. From This Paper Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Investigation of antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of Euclea schimperi leaf extracts

Methanol Search for additional papers on this topic. Disc diffusion method was used for estimating the antimicrobial activity. The Antioxidant Activities of Natural Polysaccharides. Topics Discussed in This Paper. Antimicrobial activity was carried out against five standard bacterial trains Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumonia and Salmonella typhi and two standard fungal strains Candida albicans and Aspergillus niger.


Flowers unisexual,usually on different trees, in axillary inflorescences, small, creamy-white, speckled with brownish glands, sweetly scented.

Leaves, spirally arranged, subopposite or whorled, usually at the ends of branches obovate to linear-oblanceolate, cm long, leathery, glossy light green above, dull and paler below, hairless; margin entire often thickened.

Colorimetric, gravimetric, spectrophotometeric, thin eucles chromatography TLC and column chromatography methods were used for analyzing sschimperi phytochemical components.

Perrier Euclea racemosa Murray subsp. Contact Us Send Feedback. The quantitative analysis revealed that the leaves were rich in total polyphenols, flavonoids and saponins as 10 compared with the other plant parts. Preliminary checklist of the schimepri of Botswana.

Thin layer chromatography method confirmed the presence of these compounds. The recorded IC50 value for chloroform extract of the roots 0. Skip to search form Skip to main schhimperi. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page Some features of schimmperi site may not work without it. Preliminary phytochemical screening of various parts of the plant indicated the presence of different classes of secondary metabolites such as phenols, alkaloids, steroids, terpenoids, anthraquinones, saponins and tannins.

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The ethanol extracts of all plant parts showed extremely high antioxidant activities at all levels of concentrations specially the root–bark extract The inhibition zone diameters ranged between 15 mm and 28 mm.

An overview on natural polysaccharides with antioxidant properties. Euclea schimperi Ebenaceae is a plant of Erkowit, eastern Sudan, used as a medicinal plant by native people Hadandawa for the treatment of many diseases.


A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Comparative study of phytochemical screening, antioxidant and antimicrobial capacities of fresh and dry leaves crude plant extracts of Datura metel L. SchimperGerman scientist, who contributed much to ecology, histology and plant geography throughout the world.

The ethanol extract of the root-bark exhibited the strongest activity 28 mm against Staphylococcus aureus and Klebsiella pneumonia. Search DSpace This Collection.

These findings could support the traditional use of this plant in the treatment of many diseases URI: JavaScript is disabled for your browser. To put it differently, TPC of the E. The level of DPPH scavenging activity in chloroform extracts of all parts of the plant was higher than that of vitamin C at all level of concentrations.

Male flowers on longer pedicels forming a more lax inflorescence.

The ethanol extracts of different parts of the plant exhibited broad spectrum activity against the tested strains as compared to petroleum ether and chloroform extracts. Red data list status: In ethanol extract, the amount of total polyphenol in the leaves 0. Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images These findings indicated that this plant was rich in different chemical constituents, which may be responsible for the many pharmacological actions.

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