The extraction, purification and evaluation of compounds from the leaves of Leonotis Leonorus for anticonvulsant activity.

by Muhizi, Thèoneste

Abstract (Summary)
The aim of this study is to isolate and evaluate the anticonvulsant components from the leaves of Leonotis leonorus (L) R.aR. and to see if there is any change in activity with the origin of the plant material and I or the season in which plant material is collected. Therefore, in this study, two sites were chosen for collection of plant material and the collection was made in summer and in winter. Chemical, physical and pharmacological methods were used to isolate, identify and to evaluate compounds isolated from the leaves of Leonotis leonorus for anticonvulsant activity.
Bibliographical Information:


School:University of the Western Cape/Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:medicinal plants south africa materia medica vegetable traditional medicine pharmaceutical chemistry epilepsy treatment


Date of Publication:01/01/2002

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