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

I U Asuzu, A L Harvey

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

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
LanguageEnglish
Pages763-768
Number of pages6
JournalToxicon
Volume42
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2003

Fingerprint

Snake Bites
Elapidae
Snake Venoms
Plant Extracts
Venoms
Nigeria
Methanol
Theoretical Models
Water

Keywords

  • oral administration
  • animals
  • antivenins
  • chickens
  • cobra
  • cobra venoms
  • female
  • injections
  • male
  • mice
  • phytotherapy
  • plant bark
  • plant extracts
  • medicinal plants
  • snake bites
  • intraperitoneal

Cite this

@article{a786426b73734693898ea8184a311693,
title = "The antisnake venom activities of Parkia biglobosa (Mimosaceae) stem bark extract",
abstract = "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",
keywords = "oral administration, animals, antivenins, chickens, cobra, cobra venoms, female, injections, male, mice, phytotherapy, plant bark, plant extracts, medicinal plants, snake bites, intraperitoneal",
author = "Asuzu, {I U} and Harvey, {A L}",
year = "2003",
month = "12",
doi = "10.1016/j.toxicon.2003.10.004",
language = "English",
volume = "42",
pages = "763--768",
journal = "Toxicon",
issn = "0041-0101",
number = "7",

}

The antisnake venom activities of Parkia biglobosa (Mimosaceae) stem bark extract. / Asuzu, I U; Harvey, A L.

In: Toxicon, Vol. 42, No. 7, 12.2003, p. 763-768.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TY - JOUR

T1 - The antisnake venom activities of Parkia biglobosa (Mimosaceae) stem bark extract

AU - Asuzu, I U

AU - Harvey, A L

PY - 2003/12

Y1 - 2003/12

N2 - 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

AB - 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

KW - oral administration

KW - animals

KW - antivenins

KW - chickens

KW - cobra

KW - cobra venoms

KW - female

KW - injections

KW - male

KW - mice

KW - phytotherapy

KW - plant bark

KW - plant extracts

KW - medicinal plants

KW - snake bites

KW - intraperitoneal

U2 - 10.1016/j.toxicon.2003.10.004

DO - 10.1016/j.toxicon.2003.10.004

M3 - Article

VL - 42

SP - 763

EP - 768

JO - Toxicon

T2 - Toxicon

JF - Toxicon

SN - 0041-0101

IS - 7

ER -