List of plant species identified Sub group Q1a included Achyranthesasper, Euphorbia hirta
, Cucumismeloagrestis, Opuntiamonacantha, Tribulusterrestris, Oxalis corniculata, Vicia sativa and Verbena tenuisecta but were dominated by Vicia sativa and Verbena tenuisecta so the name assigned to this group was Vicia-Verbena.
Albizia lebbeck, Centella asiatica, Cyanodon dactylon, Euphorbia hirta
, Nardostachys jatamansi, Ocimum sanctum, Solanum nigrum, Syzygium cuminii and Woodfordia fruticosa were other important species in their uses as they were used for treating 4 types of gastrointestinal diseases.
Antioxidant activity andphytochemical screening of the methanol extracts of Euphorbia hirta
Subviscida Eclipta prostrata Cyclospermam leptophyllum Euphorbia hirta
Anagallis arvensis Hydrocotyle rammculoides Bidens bigelovii Kallstroemia rosei Cenchrus echinatus Malvella leprosa Chloris radiata Melampodium glabrum Fleischmannia pycnocephala Paspalum distachyon Euphorbia hyssopifolia Petunia parviflora Lepidium virginicum Plantago major Oxalis tetraphylla Polygonum mexicanum Schkuhria schkuhrioides Rumexpulcher spp.
Reference samples of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (China Rose), Salvadora oleoides (Tooth Brush Tree) and Euphorbia hirta
(Small Euphorbia or Australian asthma herb) was also identified.
was used by the Murmu healers for treatment of blood dysentery and rupture in the rectal area; the plant has known anti-inflammatory and anti-diarrheal properties (Huang et al.
Cyperus rotundus, Dactyloctenium aegyptium, Launaea nudicaulis, Ageratum conyzoides, Avena fatua, Cnicus arvensis, Chenopodium murale, and Malva neglecta were sampled from wheat fields, whereas eight species of weeds namely Solanum nigrum, Cyperus rotundus, Euphorbia hirta
, Malvestrum coromandelianum, Conyza ambigua, Convolvulus arvensis, Poa annua and Oxalis corniculata were sampled for invertebrate fauna from sugarcane fields.
These were Tridax procumbense, Eleusine indica, Syndrella nodiflora, Mimosa pudica, Panicum maximum, Commelina benghalensis and Euphorbia hirta
(asthma weed) is not really a new lead for asthma, having been traditionally used in the west for this condition for over 100 years.
(Ogbulie et al, 2007), Kigelia africana (Omokehin et al 2007), Hibiscus sabdariffa (Olaleye 2007) and Mucuna pruriens (Salau and Odeleye, 2007).
Chemical analysis, inhibition of biofilm formation and biofilm eradication potential of Euphorbia hirta
was used by the Khumi healer to treat oral and anal infections;The plant is used in traditional medicines of Kikuku village, Muleba district of the Kagera region in north western Tanzania for treatment of non-lactation, hypertension, warts and cataracts (Moshi et al.