Dennettia tripetala G. Baker (Annonaceae), or pepper fruit tree, is a well-known Nigerian spicy medicinal plant. The mineral, vitamin and nutrient composition of. Here are the 18 wondrous benefits of pepper fruit Dennettia tripetala you definitely need to know. Study shows that this fruit is good for us. Abstract. The study revealed the safety of Dennettia tripetala seed on man and the environment. Adult male rats weighing – kg.

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According to study, pepper fruit also contains water-soluble vitamins such as niacin, ascorbic acid, riboflavin and thiamine. The adverse effect caused by the high concentration of the plant powder, in particular, corroborates the reports of Akparie and Ileke rtipetala al.

The value of the LD 50 obtained in the study strongly indicates that the botanical insecticide has a moderately high safety margin. According to research, the ethanol extract of pepper fruit seed has potent and anti-ulcer effect against aspirin-induced ulcer, which can tripetals attributed to its flavonoid content.

Pepper fruit contains both volatile and essential oils. Increase in dosage of D. We pledge to keep your email safe. Rats in group I served as control and they were fed the basal diet. Five healthy male rats were randomly selected one from each trjpetala without replacement and dosed after an overnight fast. Indeed, several toxicological and histopathological effects have been associated with plant materials Odeyemi et al.

The total protein was determined by the direct Biuret method Gomall, This peppery taste tends to stimulate people when they chew it. It is also used traditionally as a remedy for cough, fever, toothache, diabetes, and nausea. Insecticidal effects of powdered parts of eight Nigerian plant species against maize weevil Sitophilus zeamais Mostchulsky Coleoptera: Expert decries poor state of healthcare, blames lack of political commitment.


Treatment of Infantile Convulsion The leaves and fruits of the pepper fruit can be used for preparing herbal medicines for treating infantile convulsion. Blood urea and creatinine are critical indices that can be used to assess renal function. Watch out, every Monday, for the print edition of The Dennrttia newspaper.

Effect of ethanolic extract of Dennettia tripetala fruit on haematological parameters in albino wistar rats. The spectrophotometer was set at gripetala at nm with distilled water.

Enter your email address and name below to be the first to know. Log into your account. Bactericidal Purposes Ogbonna et al. For commercial re-use, please contact journals.

Evaluation of the antioxidant activity of root extract of pepper fruit Dennetia tripetalaand it’s potential for the inhibition of lipid peroxidation. Excess stain was removed with tap water. Safetybotanical insecticidepermethrinsupplementationkidney damage. Thus it is highly recommended that people should consume Dennettia tripetala due to its high nutritional values. Effect of chronic consumption of metabisulphite on the integrity of rat cellular system.

The chemical grade of permethrin used was necessarily pesticide.


Cold is a viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory tract that is characterized by watery eyes, sneezing, sore throat, coughing and nasal congestion, The acute toxicity test of the present study showed that the LD 50 value of D.


Pepper fruit tree thrives mainly in the Savannah and rainforest zones while the fruit usually ripens between April and May. Reconstitution was achieved by dissolving mg of the extract in 2 ml of solvent 0. However, there is belief that plant-derived insecticides are safer than synthetic chemicals such as permethrin because they are of natural origin Weinzierl and Henn, Monday, December 31, Ikpi and Nku in a similar study recorded that the plant material showed a moderately high safety tripetals.

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Health Benefits of Pepper fruit (Dennettia tripetala)

Air-dried samples of D. Treatment tripetals Gastrointestinal Diseases The leaves, fruits and roots of the pepper fruit can be used for producing herbal medicines for treating gastrointestinal diseases such as stomach upset, diarrhoea, vomiting and worm infestation.

They were properly maintained in the laboratory at ambient temperature The increase in body weight in rats fed standard basal diet group I and in rats fed standard basal diet plus D.

One of many essential beneficial plant that we have in Nigeria is the pepper fruit. Activity of essential oil and phenolic acid extracts of pepperfruit Dennetia tripetala G.

Many members of the family Annonaceae are known to possess various chemical compounds that act as antifeedants, repellents, and growth or development inhibitors against many insect species Odeyemi et al.