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African Journal of Biomedical Research
Ibadan Biomedical Communications Group
ISSN: 1119-5096
Vol. 11, No. 2, 2008, pp. 129-136
Bioline Code: md08018
Full paper language: English
Document type: Review Article
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African Journal of Biomedical Research, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2008, pp. 129-136

 en Medicinal and Economic Value of Spondias mombin check for this species in other resources
Ayoka, A.O; Akomolafe, R.O; Akinsomisoye, O.S & Ukponmwan, O.E

Abstract

This article reviewed the folk medical value of Spondias mombin check for this species in other resources with the correlated research findings on the uses of Spondias mombin. Most of the folk uses had been scientifically proven in most of the regions where those beliefs are based. The plant was described with habitat, the local uses including the uses of its parts mentioned. We reviewed the ethnomedicinal uses, the biological activities and the phytochemistry of Spondias mombin.

Keywords
Spondias mombin, Neurological, Sedative, Antipsychotic, Antiepileptic, GABA-nergic transmission

 
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