Hypoxis hemerocallidea is one of Southern Africa’s most important and popular medicinal plants. It is used for a wide a range of traditional. Background. Hypoxis hemerocallidea is a native plant that grows in the Southern African regions and is well known for its beneficial medicinal effects in the. Phytother Res. Feb;23(2) doi: /ptr ‘African potato’ ( Hypoxis hemerocallidea corm): a plant-medicine for modern and 21st century.

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Hypoxis hemerocallidea – Wikipedia

Table 3 Hypocis of H. Dold A, Cocks M. Cocks M, Dold A. Checklist of the flowering plants of Sub-Saharan Africa. The increase in serum hepatic enzymes in the STZ-induced diabetic groups 2, 3, and 4 can be explained not only by the hyperglycemia mediated hepatic injury but possibly by the hepatotoxic effects of STZ itself since the liver is the organ responsible for drug metabolism.

The leaves are up to mm long, neatly arranged one above the other in 3 ranks, broad, stiff and arching outwards with prominent ribs and tapering towards the tips. Effects of methanolic extract and commercial oil of Nigella sativa L.

The star flower is a very attractive, hardy garden plant. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Table 2 illustrates the effect of Hypoxis hemerocallidea on total body weight and on relative kidney and liver weights.


Conservation Status Status Hypoxis hemerocallidea is not listed as a threatened plant in the Red List. Free radicals, heerocallidea, diseases and phytomedicines: Pharmacokinetic data generated during this study indicated that AP did not significantly alter the pharmacokinetics of efavirenz.

Images must be between x and x pixels. This plant was first described by Linnaeus in In the present study, there were significant decreases in the serum levels of total protein and albumin in groups 2, 3, and 4 when compared to the normal control and group 5. The raw products can be toxic and must be used with caution. Chemistry, Life Sciences and Geoscience. ORAC levels were not significantly altered in diabetic treated groups 3 and 4 when compared to the diabetic untreated group.

Drug interactions in African herbal remedies. Induction of diabetes with STZ resulted in elevation of kidney ferric reducing antioxidant power in the diabetic control group with no significant differences noted when compared to the normal control group 1 and group 3.

South African Journal of Botany. Pharmacokinetic analysis The pharmacokinetic parameters of efavirenz before and after co-administration with AP were determined using a non-compartmental model. The STZ was dissolved in 0. Potential Blenders and core components note.


Hypoxis hemerocallidea

Hypoxidaceae corm [‘African Potato’] aqueous extract in mice and rats. Hypoxis hemerocallidea is fire-tolerant, occurring in grasslands where fires are reasonably frequent. The fibres protect the corm against fire damage. Click here to register. How to cite this article. GSH is another important endogenous antioxidant and a cofactor of some enzymes taking part in the reduction of ROS; hence it has been regarded hemsrocallidea a marker of free radical damage [ 26 ].

National Antiretroviral Treatment Guidelines. Gibaldi M, Perrier D. Prescription and over-the-counter medicines were restricted from 1 week before each phase until the last blood sample had been taken at the end of the study.

Elevated concentration of serum creatinine was seen in the diabetic control when compared to the normal control and group 5 indicating abnormal creatinine clearance by the kidneys ehmerocallidea thus further confirming kidney dysfunction that can also be linked to decreased GFR [ 32 hemerocallidra.