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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Contact Us Send Feedback. Antioxidant capacity and IC50 values were estimated for each extract using vitamin C as a standard antioxidant. From This Paper Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

JavaScript is disabled for your browser. 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. Ebenaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7 1 Pages – Skip to search form Skip to main content. Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Activities of Phytoconstituents from Euclea schimperi.


In ethanol extract, the amount of total polyphenol in the leaves 0. Cshimperi or small evergreen tree. Flowers unisexual,usually on different trees, in axillary inflorescences, small, creamy-white, speckled with brownish glands, sweetly scented.

The quantitative analysis revealed that the leaves were rich in total polyphenols, flavonoids and saponins as 10 compared with the other plant parts.

Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Euclea schimperi

Derivation of specific name: Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images The ethanol extracts of all plant parts showed extremely high antioxidant activities at all levels of concentrations specially the root–bark extract To put it differently, TPC of the E. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page Topics Discussed in This Paper.

Struik, South Africa Page Disc diffusion method was used for estimating the antimicrobial activity. The Antioxidant Activities of Natural Polysaccharides.

Recent trends and methods in antimicrobial drug discovery from plant sources. Bioactive components from medicinal plants are said to be responsible for the antioxidant and antimicrobial effects of plant extracts. Search DSpace This Collection. It was the main purpose of this paper to evaluate the total phenolic content TPCtotal flavonoid content TFCand antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of leaf extracts of Euclea schimperi. Methanol Search for additional papers on this topic.



Red data list status: Total polyphenols, saponins, alkaloids and flavonoids were quantified in each plant part. 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.

Euclea schimperi

References Publications referenced by this paper. SchimperGerman scientist, who contributed much to ecology, histology and plant geography throughout the world.

A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. These secondary constituents vary in type and concentration in different ekclea of the plant.

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