Literature review was conducted to verify the experimentally validated pharmacological importance of the reported plants. Today's society has differing views about sickness, but to the traditional African, sickness is understood as a complex interaction of physical, physiological, psychosocial and spiritual factors. Because in many cases income from such sources represents the only form of paid employment for inhabitants of remote rural areas, there is a ready availability of workers. some medicinal plants were found to affect the survival of some plants species. diseases, as they found such patients quite dicult to manage. The extract of C. americanum presented the best activity for the cation radical ABTS + reducing activity (67.50 ± 3.88 mmol AAE/g). in vivo antiplasmodial efficacy. We examined the effects of three types of variation on maximum harvest rates: variation between forest types, between harvest regimes, and over time. The preliminary phytochemical screening revealed the presence of saponins, triterpenoids, alkaloids, flavonoids, phlobatanins and anthraquinones. The results of this work show that essential oils of some aromatic medicinal plants from Burkina Faso have anti-tumor potential on LNCaP and PC-3 cell lines of prostate cancer, and the SF-767 and SF-763 glioblastoma cell lines. Derailed inflammation causes severe damage to the normal tissues resulting in various pathological conditions such as auto-inflammatory disorders, neurodegenerative diseases and cancer. Join ResearchGate to find the people and research you need to help your work. Members of the, economically important products including cooking oils, some members synthesizing alkaloids useful against high, cardiac glycosides that aect heart func, Meliaceae, on the other hand, is known for its species that are, processed into important products including vegetable oil, as, well as phytochemicals with anti-inammato. Cure of inflammatory diseases is a big challenge. Tamale, Ghana. To profile the frequency of neurologic disorders and basic demographic data in an adult neurology out-patient service commissioned in 2011 in Kumasi, Ghana. Conclusions In a country where oral transmission of knowledge, sition and preservation (Abel and Busia 2005), Ghana stands a high risk of losing vital information, the herbalists a repository of information on medicinal plants, but the younger generation also does, in the profession. This study will provide a basis for future studies to develop safflower extracts using advanced composition technology and contribute to the development of the herbal cosmetics industry. Neurological disorders are one of the greatest threats to public health and according to the World Health Organization, about 100 million people are affected globally by several neurological and mental ailments. Fabaceae was the most dominant family. The extract significantly (P< 0.001) reduced the total number of rearing as well as the number of upward stairs climbed in the staircase test. http://www.ethnoleaets.com/index2005.htm. Only essential oils of C. giganteus, C. citratus, O. basilicum, Z. officinale, L. multiflora and A. conyzoides showed antiproliferative properties. –, . Forty-one species belonging to 17 families were encountered during the study. 5 Common Edible Medicinal Plants Found in Ghana #1: Senna Siamea Also known, as Siamese Cassia where its local name is, Abootre. In this study, an ethnobotanical description of plant species used in treating mental and neurological disorders in Ghana and an update of their experimentally validated pharmacological relevance are provided. Mental and neurological disorders are a serious public health challenge globally, particularly in developing countries where cultural factors and limited access to standard healthcare have led to a reliance on traditional medicines. Medicinal herbs used traditionally represent the best option for obtaining effective anti-inflammatory therapeutics. [5] T. Chou (2006) Pharmacol. The experimental formulations included a homosalate (8%) lotion reference, lotions with 2, 4 and 8% of grinded saffron, and the control lotion base without saffron. This comprised of 882 males and 930 females (male: female ratio of 1.0: 1.1) with an overall median age of 54 (IQR, 39-69) years. (1979) J. preparation of these products (all together .%), products were administered orally, nasally, or applied on the, or until the patient recovers. The use of medicinal plants and animal-derived remedies for treating illness by Africans goes back many years. The bark, leaves and fruit of the tree are used as medicinal herbs for a range of ailments, from syphilis to leprosy to rheumatism. Most of the identified plants have been scientifically confirmed to possess neuro- and psychopharmacological properties and may serve as templates for drug development. Based on the qualitative traits, populations were classified in five main groups. Whilst biomedical health workers perceived the system to be parallel than integrated, health personnel providing herbal medicine perceived the system as integrated. Paullinia pinnata : Roots are used … Methods Recently, safflower has attracted interest because of its ability to control fine wrinkle formation on the neck. E. alba methanol extract showed the highest of total phenolic content (17.88 ±0.93 mg GAE/100mg of extract), of total flavonoids (8.02 ± 0.4 mg QE/100 mg of extract) and of total tannins content (6.33 ± 0.29 mg TAE/100mg of extract). The extract had no significant effect on the number of open arm entries nor the time spent in the open arms as compared to the control group in both the plus maze and the zero maze. Prod. We used a combination of participatory research techniques and demographic modeling to determine maximum sustainable harvest rates of the bromeliad Aechmea magdalenae in the buffer zone of the Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve in Mexico. (Gramineae) , Mangifera indica L., Tetrapleura tetraptera Schum Taub. [4] C. Ohrt et al., Antimicrob. It has deleterious effects on its patients and may result in death if not managed properly. Taken together, this study confirms the antimalarial activities of Nefang and has identified extract pairs with possible positive interactions for exploitation towards a rational, evidence-based and phytotherapeutic drug discovery in malaria. Ethnopharmacological Studies of Plants with Anagelsic Properties. The lack of a regulatory policy and protocol for the integration seemed to have led to the different perception of the integration. Our study showed that medicinal plants continue to play an important role in the primary healthcare system for the local population of the Tizi n’Test region and represents a useful documentation, which can contribute to preserving knowledge on the use of medicinal plants for diabetes treatment and to explore the phytochemical and pharmacological potential of medicinal plant. Zuidam Uithof, Utrecht, the Netherlands, 32 pp. Total phenol content was 1.039mg/g and 1.032mg/g while total flavonoid content was 0.76mg/g and 0.5mg/g for Milicia excelsaand BixaOrellanarespectively. is study was funded by the, rological and mental disorders in Navarra and their validation, disorders and unmet needs among street homeless peop. You can browse alphabetically by common names, to find information on a popular herb like ginger, or find it listed by its botanical name, Zingiber officinale. to the anxiolytic-like eect of essential oil from Cymbopogon, [] M. R. Silva, R. M. Ximenes, J. G. M. d. , no. In assessing, disorders in an adult neurology clinic in Ghana, clinicians, the frequency was found to be relatively low []. C. citratus has presented the best ability to scavenge DPPH . They grow to be up to 60 ft tall and provide wonderful shade because of the tree’s dense foliage. Bangladesh have therapeutic values (Yusuf et al.. 1994 and Ghana, 1998). (1979) J. Background Overall, .% of the, 3.4. Background: Statistically, citral activity on LNCaP prostate cancer is equal to that of C. citratus and corespond third of that presented by cisplatin, a reference used in cancer chemotherapy. Data were collected from 45 healers using ethnobo… Jiri located in the southwestern part of Korea is a treasure trove of wild medicinal plants. Effective concentration 50 (EC50) values were determined by nonlinear regression curve-fitting using GraphPad prism 6.0, and used to calculate the Fractional Inhibitory Concentration 50 (FICA=EC50A in combination/EC50A) and combination indices (CI) (CIA/B=FICA+FICB) for each pair. Such studies, although few in number and isolated, have usually focused on the efficacy of plant extracts as well as their safety assessment. skin extract and its isolated constituent az, aqueous extract of Azadirachta indica lea, pyramidal eects of Rauwola vomitoria, chlorpromazine and. C. citratus has submitted the best antiproliferative activity on both cell lines LNCaP (IC 50 = 6.36 μg/ml) and PC-3 (IC 50 = 32.1μg/ml) of prostate cancer than those SF-767 (IC 50 = 45.13μg/ml) and SF-763 (IC 50 = 172.05μg/ml) of glioblastoma. prevalent in Ghana [, ]. Pharmacology, School of Health and Life Sciences, De Montfort University, Leicester LE1 9BH, UK, Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership, Department of Plant and Environmental Biology. (Fabaceae), and Persea Americana Mill (Lauraceae) being the most studied anticonvulsants. They are not easily accessible to the public. The bark from the black cherry tree was often made into a tea or syrup and used to expel worms, heal ulcers and treat burns. © 2008-2020 ResearchGate GmbH. Cluster analysis of quantitative traits divided three main groups in thymus populations and Azarbayejangharbi populations were separated partially. Others had reported sedative, anti-Alzheimer’s disease, motor coordination, antipsychotic, antidepressant, cognitive enhancement, and neuroprotective properties. The results revealed that the extract significantly (P<0.0005) prolonged the duration of diazepam-induced sleep without any effect on the latency to sleep at all the doses tested. Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) affect people in the bottom billion poorest in the world. Ficus ingens (Miquel) Miquel belongs to the Moraceae family. Methods: This study was carried out to identify the medicinal plants traditionally used in human therapy to treat diabetes in the Tizi n’Test region, and contribute to safeguarding knowledge and local expertise in traditional herbal medicine. is one of the popular medicinal plants widely distributed in Africa and several research groups have reported on anti-protozoa This chapter summarizes an overview of the common medicinal plants used by herbal practitioners in Ghana, their uses as well as conservation. In addition, the CNS/PNS diseas, in Africa is exacerbated by the numerous but understudied, neurological impairments associated with common tropical, diseases such as the neglected tropical diseas, takes pride in the longstanding cultural use of traditional, and alternative medicines (TAMs), as exhibited by the s, published works on the ethnobotanical use of TAMs in, the country [–]. The most consumed of thymus is as medicine, food flavoring and herbal tea in Iran. The 4% saffron lotion showed an SPF value equivalent to the 8% homosalate lotion reference by an in vitro method. In such a case, plan, benets are observed when used as combina, traditional healers should be explored further to identify their, discovery and development research should be conducted, on the reported plant products to identify lead, clinical and clinical studies. In a traditional medication system, medicinal plants have been applied as both neuro-therapeutic purposes and micro-macro nutrients provider for the wellbeing of psychological states e.g. essential oil of Ocimum gratissimum L. (Labiatae) in mice, ties of aqu eous leaves extra ct of Ocimum Grati ssimum (Labiate). See color insert.) These were used to treat a variety of diseases. The objective of this study therefore was to determine whether the active ingredient of safflower, Several hundred genera are used in herbal remedies and in traditional or folklore medicines throughout the world. Valuation of African Traditional Medicine: Pharmacological and Toxicological evaluation of medicinal plant used in the management of non-communicable diseases. Traditionally, rural African communities have relied mainly on the invaluable spiritual and practical skills of traditional medicine practitioners (TMPs) for their healthcare. Trypanosoma brucei parasites are a group of kinetoplastid protozoa which devastate health and economic well-being of millions of people in Africa Herein, it is a topic of great interest to present a conceptual aspect by reviewing relevant scientific literature about the plant-based functional foods or bioactive phytochemicals for the prevention and treatment of mental and neurological disorders. The diversity and conservation status of medicinal plants were studied in the Aparapi forest reserve at Bomaa, Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana. Chrysanthellum americanum (L.) Vatke, Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk and Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Systemic acute oral toxicity was assessed in Swiss albino mice, while sub-acute toxicity was studied in wistar rats at doses of 250, 500 and 1000 mgkg-1 body weight. Most of these plant species have reported anxiolytic, antidepressant, anticonvulsant, antipsychotic, sedative, anti-Alzheimer's, cognitive enhancement, motor coordination, and neuroprotective properties, Asthma is a non-communicable disease that affect the respiratory system. Home. -, pp. than  million people reportedly die each year due to stroke, with over % of these deaths occurring in low- and middle-. The following plant species were showed the high significant FL, UV and RFC: Artemisia herba-alba, Cistus creticus, Lavandula maroccana, Salvia lavandulifolia and Olea europaea. The Oral and intraperitoneal LD50 were both found to be greater than (>) 5,000 mg/kg. © 2008-2020 ResearchGate GmbH. The most common growth form harvested were herbs (47.8%) and most of the medicinal plants used were wild species (67.2%). Although NTDs are generally marginalized, their associated neurological burden has been almost completely disregarded. A total of 65 metabolites were characterized including O-flavonoids, C-flavonoids, cyanogenic glycosides and fatty acids. [2] C. Lambros and J. P. Vanderberg. It was believed that only plants collected from the wild were effective. e long history of TAMs usage in African s, benecial, at present, this should be approached with caution, due to the inadequacy of studies exploring, and safety. attention has been paid to diseases such as schizophrenia, continents [–]. a, and cancer. Plants. We also tested the accuracy of estimating maximum harvest limits using matrix-model projections of unharvested populations. The major constituents are mainly: α-terpineol (59.78%) for O. basilicum ; 1, 8-cineol (31.22%) for O. americanum ; β-caryophyllene (21%) and α-pinene (20.11%) for H. spicigera ; p-cymene (25.27%) for L. multiflora ; precocene (82.10%) for A. conyzoides ; eucalyptol (59,55%) for E. camaldulensis ; arcurcumene (16.67%) and camphene (12.70%) for Z. officinale ; geranial or citral A (48.18%) and neral or citral B (34.37%) for C. citratus ; limonene (19.33%) and mentha-1 (7) ,8-dien-2-ol cis (17.34%) for C. giganteus. In Africa, indigenous medicine is usually the most important form of treatment, a culturally accepted practice that forms part of a diverse local health system. Agents Chemotherap., 2002, 2518-2524. TMPs seek to bring about a link of the person, with the society and the ancestors. Parasitol., 65, 418-420. Objective: L. was the most frequently mentioned anxiolytic product, Given that drugs for managing mental disorders are oen, be important that TAMs whose therapeutic relevance has, usage. The study seeks to determine the fate of liana communities along fire chronosequence. Medicinal Plants, a critical factor in wild harvesting is the availability of cheap labour to undertake the very labour intensive work of gathering. Of the 17 families studied Leguminosae and Anacardiaceae predominated in terms of number of species used to treat malaria. A total of 52 plant species belonging to 47 genera and 22 families were identified by the traditional herbalists as medicinal plants. It is expected that the fruit juice of Morinda citrifolia will cause an increase in the pre-convulsion time or convulsions will not occur in the guinea pigs who will be pretreated with it, antagonistic effects on the trachea chains and ileum and also anti-inflammatory effect in the rats. However, it appears that not enough research, policy and public health attention has been paid to the neurological burdens associated with NTDs. (Gramineae), Mangifera indica L., Tetrapleura tetraptera Schum Taub. , Article ID , . Mostof the herbal medicines were Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medical Research. Sort by Category . Black Cherry bark contains a glycoside called prunasin. This vital indigenous knowledge about healing secretive and discrete diseases among the marginalized population requires urgent ethnobotanical studies to sustain livelihoods. isolated and used as medicines, either alone or in combination. vol. Because of low socio-economic empowerment, traditional beliefs and cultural barriers, the suffering people resort to use of herbal remedies in search of cure especially for rural women who rarely discuss/disclose diseases affecting secretive body parts. The antioxidant activity of E. alba extract presented the best scavenging activity of DPPH radical (IC50 of 3.1 ± 0.07 µg/ mL) and the best activity of ferric ion reduction of (0.99 ± 0.01 mmol AAE/g). This article contains data on in vitro antimycobacterial activity and cytotoxicity of hydroethanolic crude extracts from five selected medicinal plant species traditionally used to treat tuberculosis in Ghanaian ethnomedicine, see “Medicinal plants used to treat TB in Ghana” [1]. participate but sixty-six specialized in treating mental, (%), anxiolytic (.%), or anticon, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Medical provision in Africa—P. BixaOrellanashowed better activity than Milicia excelsa. Despite, the importance of TK on plants, it is widely disappearing due to globalization that promotes intensive agriculture, changes in . Parasitol., 121, 144-150. Such compounds act at multiple targets in the inflammatory response pathways and regulate multitude of chemical mediators, enzymes, genes or cellular functions to alleviate inflammation. & Hohen is one of the medicinal herbs native of Iran. tive and free radical scavenging activities o. extract of Cuscuta reexa Roxb. This study aimed at evaluating its safety. Saffron can be used as a natural UV absorbing agent. (2012) J .Nat. Medicinal plants constitute an extremely important resource for the development of the global pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and fragrance industry. is would enable the industrial-, strengthening academia-industry collaborative research and, better provision of research funding and infrastructure [, , e identied natural products used in Ghanaian commu-, the management of mental and neurological disorders. References: [1] P. Arrey Tarkang et al. Background: The in-depth traditional knowledge of medicinal plants is at risk of extinction due to the dependency on oral transmission, and as such, there is an urgent need to document such knowledge. The reasons for the continued dependence of Africans on traditional medicine range from their belief systems to the relatively high cost and limited access to Western medicine. Results However, Milicia excelsainhibited more organisms at lower concentrations (≤25mg/ml). A library search was carried out on medicinal plant species used in traditional medicine to treat TB. The species used for the isolation of active ingredients may be indigenous species growing wild or cultivated, or hybrids or other cultivated varieties that have been bred for a particular characteristic. The study documented 67 medicinal plants distributed among 27 families and 51 genera used to treat fungal and bacterial infections in and around Queen Elizabeth Biosphere Reserve in western Uganda. For example, the Ghana, restructure, and regulate the traditional medical industry in, the country []. Over the past decade there has been growing interest in the use of herbal medicine both in developed and developing countries. , pp. 1812 adults enrolled for care in the neurology out-patient service between 2011 and 2013. Search by Local Name . 2008). Maximum harvest rates of ramets from secondary forest populations were much higher than from primary-forest populations. An evaluation of local community participation in forest resources conservation in some selected districts of Ghana, Effects of Variation on Harvest Limits for Nontimber Forest Species in Mexico, Diversity and conservation of medicinal plants in the Bomaa community of the Brong Ahafo region, Ghana, Quality and Harvesting Specifications of Some Medicinal Plant Parts Set Up By Some Herbalists in the Eastern Region of Ghana, Ethnobotanical Study of Some Ghanaian Anti-Malarial Plants. There is an urgent nee, who might be interested in further study on medicinal plants in Ghana a, We do not recommend under any circumstance, Busia, K. 2005. Native to western Africa, the cola plant is related to the cacao, which is used to make chocolate. compounds of interest to drug discovery and development. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. radicals (% I = 67.58%) and L. multiflora strongest ability to reduce ABTS+ radicals (1.02 μmolET / g). desire of people for herbal medicine, it has become necessary for research to be conducted on how various plants can be used as alternative to alleviate the troubles faced by individuals who have asthma. However, the extent to which herbal medicine has been integrated in Ghanaian health facilities, how integration is implemented and perceived by different stakeholders has not been documented. Exploitation and use of medicinal plants, Northern Region, Ghana Harvesting of such species should be regulated by the forestry commission of Ghana. More than 40% of licensed drugs are originally of plant origin. Over hundred medicinal plants with scientifically reported anti-inflammatory properties were reviewed. medicinal plants and new therapeutic use claims for 34 medicinal plants used in Ghana and widely within Africa are documented for the first time. These medicinal plants were collected and identified after several ethnopharmacological surveys. From the literature assessment, we have found that nutritional neuroscience is becoming an advanced research discipline and there has been a growing pile of evidence concerning the therapeutic use of plant-based functional foods and/or plant-derived food compounds for the management of neurologic health, evolving with promising impact over the time. Many, has potent antipsychotic properties. As such, Zanjan and Qazvin populations were in separate groups. This paper therefore seeks to: 1) examine the role of medicinal plants in health care delivery in Ghana, 2) critically examine the threats and causes of medicinal plants depletion in the country, and 3) suggest strategies for conserving and ensuring a sustainable use of medicinal plants. Information about the medicinal plants and traditional healing was gathered using questionnaires, semi-structured interviews, informal discussion and field excursion which yielded lists of local plant names, names of diseases treated, mode of administration and parts used. Three parishes of Ajerijeri, Abok A and Omach were taken as stratified sample areas in which both male and female traditional healers of different ages were interviewed. The S. aureus isolates showed a dose-dependent sensitivity to the test extracts with sensitivity reducing at lower concentrations. addition, realizing the huge potential Of herbal medicines, twenty pharmaceutical companies applied for manufacturing herbal medicine in Bangladesh. The sun protection factors (SPFs) of the formulations were determined by an in vitro spectrophotometry method. , no. (2012) J .Nat. Access scientific knowledge from anywhere. of a wide array of diseases including tuberculosis, malaria, and inammatory disorders [, , ]. Natural radioactivity levels in some selected medicinal plants commonly used in Ghana from the Centre for Scientific Research into Plant Medicine were investigated to determine the activity concentration and the annual committed effective dose due to naturally occurring radionuclides of 238 U, 232 Th and 40 K. The activity concentration was determined using gamma-ray spectrometry. Acknowledgement: Thanks go to Institut Pasteur, Korea for the internship/training course in Biosafety and Drug Discovery. through the disease, Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT). The promotion and the associated challenges of medicinal plants in Ghana have also been discussed. All rights reserved. The study was conducted in eight communities in southern Ghana. medicinal plants from four selected districts in Ashanti region of Ghana Kofi Sarpong1, Emmanuel Dartey1 , Harrison Dapaah2 1Faculty of Science and Environment Education, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana. On the other hand. The pollens of the saffron were dried and powdered in a grinder. However, reports indicate that trichuriasis, schistosomiasis and hookworm infection, among others, cause impairments in memory and cognition, negatively affecting school attendance rates and educational performance particularly among children, and agricultural productivity among adults. 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