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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Chrysomelidae] on albino rats. Barker; Anonaceae against some food-borne microorganisms. Their findings show that the ethanol extract of pepper fruit seed has potent and dose-dependent anti-ulcer effect trioetala aspirin-induced ulcer.


Activity of essential oil and phenolic acid extracts of pepper fruit D. Therefore, it is fairly well documented that the evaluations of tissue function parameters play an important role in disease investigation and diagnosis Yakubu et al. Treatment of Typhoid The leaves and fruits of the pepper fruit can be used for preparing herbal medicines for treating typhoid.

Toxicological and histopathological effects of cheesewood, Alstonia boonei de wild, stem bark powder used as cowpea protectant against cowpea bruchid, Callosobruchus maculatus Fab. Pepper fruit can be used together with scotch bonnet peppers, utazi for hot soup preparations for new mothers. Also, study shows that unripe pepper fruit contains higher amount of vitamin C, vitamin A and minerals more than the ripe ones.

Since only the highest dose of the plant powder brought about an alteration in urea, it may be logical to infer dose-specific effect. Acute and subacute toxicity studies of ethanolic extract of Acalypha indica Linn in male Wistar albino rats. Haematological evaluation in male albino rats following chronic administration of aqueous extract of Fadogia agrestis stem.


Edible mature pepper fruit is mostly chewed raw, but can also be used for food preparations and for preparing herbal dennettai. Dangers of high blood pressure during pregnancy. Toxicological and histopathological evaluations of leaf extract of Paullinia pinnata L. Diabetes Mellitus Coughing Fever.

Anti-inflammatory Properties Oyemitan et al.

A Review of the Uses and Medicinal Properties of Dennettia tripetala (Pepperfruit)

Normal control rats group I had highest level of total protein. However, there is belief that plant-derived insecticides are safer than synthetic chemicals such as permethrin because they are of natural origin Tripetalaa and Henn, Book your copy ahead from vendors nationwide. Excess stain was removed with tap water. For commercial re-use, please contact journals.

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However, its increase with increase in concentration of the botanical insecticide may suggest organ injury or dysfunction. Food and medicine apart, it is as well necessary to ascertain the safety margin of a grain protectant for the benefit of humans and their tripetals. Register for an account. However, the group V rats that had significantly high level of AST possibly experienced myocardial infarction Karmen, and liver toxicity Ileke et al.

Table 1 presents the mean quantity of feed consumed by each rat per day. Protective effect of bifidus milk on the experimental infection with Salmonella enteritidis subsp. The leaves are oblong in shape, alternates on each other and taper at the apex. The leaves can be dried and stored for a dsnnettia period of time without any microbial attack. This observation is in agreement with the previous studies by Akparie and Ileke et al.


Air-dried samples of D. Detection of the adulteration trioetala extra virgin olive oil by near-infrared spectroscopy and chemometric techniques.

Health Benefits of Pepper fruit (Dennettia tripetala) | The Point

Moreover, the antimicrobial, anti-oxidizing, anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory properties of both the fruits and leaves of the pepper fruit are known to exhibit high pharmacological effects. Evaluation of hypoglycemic and toxicological effects tripegala leaf extracts of Morinda lucida in hyperglycemic albino rats. Plant products Research Journal, 10, pp.

The sectioning method described by Akparie was used for the histological examination. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

Some of these plants provide us food, nutritional values and health benefits while some provide us with no nutrients and could even be toxic to human health. After clearing in xylene, Canada balsam was added and cover slips placed on the slides. It is also used traditionally as a remedy for cough, fever, toothache, diabetes, and nausea. Comparatively, the study concludes that the botanical insecticide, D. Significant differences were not observed in the body weights of the animal groups at the commencement of the experiment.

You can’t afford to miss it. Furthermore, the seeds are popularly stored and used internationally; consumed singly; or taken with kola nut, garden egg, or palm wine, particularly during cultural entertainment of guests Enwere, ; Okwu et al. Pepper fruit, which is botanically known as Dennettia tripetala G.

The adverse effect caused by the high concentration of the plant powder, in particular, corroborates the reports of Akparie and Ileke et al.