Hepatoprotective Influence of Adansonia digitata Pulp
The fruit pulp of the Adansonia digitata (Linn.), commonly known as baobab, is an important human nutrition source in East, Central, and West Africa & Easteren India. The plant, which has traditionally been used as an immunostimulant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic , pesticide , antipyretic, febrifuge, and astringent in the treatment of diarrhea and dysentery, has been evaluated as a substitute for imported western drugs. No systemic study, however, has reported the possible use of fruit pulp as a hepatoprotective agent. This study investigated the effects of Adansonia digitata fruit pulp against carbon tetrachloride induced hepatotoxicity. more
Multi-Inflammatory and antiviral activities in Adansonia digitata Leaves,fruits, and seeds.
Adansonia digitata (Baobab) is a traditional African medicinal plant with numerous applications, including treatment of symptoms of infectious diseases. Standardized commercial preparations of Adansonia digitata leaves, fruit-pulp and seeds were acquired and extracted with three different solvents, water, methanol and DMSO. . more