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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Pepper fruit tree thrives mainly in the Savannah and rainforest zones while the fruit usually ripens between April and May.

Lastly, another benefit derived from eating pepper fruit is that it has anti-ulcer properties due to its composition of ethanol. 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. Magnolia tripetala Toothache Hypoglycemic Agents. Bioactive compounds in banana fruits and their health benefits.

However, many people are unaware of the wondrous things they stand to gain from eating this fruit. One thousand microlitres of deionized water were added to the mixture and the absorbance of sample and the standard were measured against the reagent blank.

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

Furthermore, the seeds are popularly stored and used internationally; consumed singly; or taken with kola nut, garden egg, trippetala palm wine, particularly during cultural entertainment of guests Enwere, ; Okwu et al. The leaves can be dried and stored for a long period of time without any microbial attack.

Haemorrhage indicated by long arrow and vein congestion indicated by short arrow in the kidney of rats fed: They were acclimatized for 2 weeks prior to the commencement of the tripetaka Saganuwan, Final weights of the rats were measured at the end of the 30 days prior to blood collection and dissection of the animals following euthanasia.


Feed used was standard basal diet produced by United Africa Company, Nigeria. Dennettiaa inference sennettia further supported by the fact that the haemorrhage was without necrosis. This is not always the case Odeyemi et al.

It is associated with benign familial infantile epilepsy BIFE especially between the age of three to twelve months and paroxysmal kinesigenic choreoathetosis later in life. The non-significant effect of ALT in rats fed standard basal diet or standard basal diet plus D.

Absorbance was read and recorded at 1 min.

They are released into the serum usually when there is damage to the hepatic membrane due to chemical attack Oluba et al. Abstract The study revealed the safety of Dennettia tripetala seed on man and the environment. Wilczek resistance to bruchids, Callosobruchus spp.

Comparatively, it can be concluded that permethrin chemical insecticide was more toxic to the albino rat kidney than seed powder of D. Anti-inflammatory Properties Oyemitan et al. It is a pungent, pepperish, spicy medicinal plant that is characterised by greenish appearance when unripe but tends to be reddish or pinkish in colour when ripe.

The normal values of AST recorded in albino rats fed standard basal diet or standard basal diet plus D. Anti-viral Properties Pepper fruit is effective for fighting against viruses such as cold, cough and fever. The adverse effect caused by tripetal high concentration of the plant powder, in particular, corroborates the reports of Akparie and Ileke et al.


Normal control rats group I had highest level of total protein. Exactly 60 s after the first reading, a second reading was taken T 2 for both standard mixture and the sample. Table 1 presents the mean quantity of feed consumed by each rat per day.

Dennwttia can’t afford to miss it.

Many members of the family Annonaceae are known to possess various chemical compounds that act as antifeedants, repellents, and growth or development inhibitors against many insect species Odeyemi et al. The concentration of serum creatinine decreased with increasing dose of D. This suggests that the extract has a moderately high safety margin.

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Dangers of high blood pressure during pregnancy. The plant possesses phytochemicals that have been shown to elicit antimicrobial, insecticidal, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory properties.

Anti-diabetic tripetalaa of Morinda lucida stem bark extracts on alloxan-induced diabetic rats. It is also used traditionally as a remedy for cough, fever, toothache, diabetes, and nausea. Since only the highest dose of the plant powder brought about tripftala alteration in urea, it may be logical to infer dose-specific effect. Register for an account. Mineral and nutritive value of Dennettia tripetala fruits.

It is a pungent, pepperish, spicy medicinal plant that is denettia by greenish appearance, when unripe, but tends to be reddish or pinkish in colour when ripe. It was revealed that moderate to high doses of Dennettia tripetala fruit extract administered to albino Wistar rats caused haematoxicity to the animals Ikpi and Nku,

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