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From the Myrtacae family, the plant from the guava plant are shown to have antidiarrhoeal
, antimicrobial, antitussive, antiamoebic, CNS depressant, with the stems having a specific astringent quality and the roots being indicated for diarrhea in children (21).
iv od x 5 days; Lugol's Iodine @ 15 ml in 500 ml of NS slow iv od x 5 days (Bafort et al., 2014); Polyherbal NSAID (Rumalya (b)) @ 2 po bid x 5 days; Ascorbic acid @7.5 g im od x 5 days; Sodium bicarbonate @ 20g po od x 1 day; Polyherbal antidiarrhoeal
preparation (Diaroak (c)) @ 30 g po od x 3 days; Yeast @ 10 g po bid x 10 days and fluid therapy (Ringer's Lactate) 10 L IV od x 5 days.
Previous reports indicate biological activities of pectin to include ability to reduce blood cholesterol levels, ability to combat heavy metal poisoning of the blood, and having haemostatic and antidiarrhoeal
action [24, 25].
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effect of Black pepper (Piper nigrum L.).
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These pharmacological activities include anthelmintic [30, 95], antibacterial [53, 55, 62, 85, 92, 96-100], anticonvulsant and sedative , antidiabetic , antidiarrhoeal
, antifungal [62, 86, 92, 101], anti-inflammatory [84, 102], antileishmanial , antioxidant , antiplasmodial [87,89, 103, 104], antimycobacterial , larvicidal [19, 50], and cytotoxicity [27, 43, 73, 96, 104-108].
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Furthermore, these fruits exhibit a wide range of pharmacological activities, including chemopreventive, analgesic, antilithogenic, antidiarrhoeal
, antiallergic, antidiabetic, antihypertensive, hypoglycaemic, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antifungal, and antiviral properties .