Croton megalocarpus is a deciduous tree with a dense, spreading, rather flat crown; it can grow up to 35 metres tall. The unbuttressed, cylindrical bole can be up. Croton tree: A year-old C. megalocarpus tree at a site in Bondo District, western. Kenya. The tree is approximately 12 m tall and 15 cm in diameter. Note the. CROTON MEGALOCARPUS*. DISTRIBUTION. Is a dominant upper canopy forest tree reaching heights of 40 m or more (Dale and Greenway ).

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A survey of plants and plant products traditionally used in livestock health management in Buuri district, Meru County, Kenya. The inflorescence is an upright, terminal raceme, 7.

Diversity and utilization of antimalarial ethnophytotherapeutic remedies among the Kikuyus Central Kenya. The potential of C. Recently, croton nuts are being used as a commercial product in local communities in East Africa. Very long fatty acid chains present in C. The wood of several other Croton species is used in tropical Africa, but none of them is important.

Bark extracts showed weak antibacterial activity in in-vitro tests[ ]. In the late phase, all the doses of the plant extract exhibited antinociceptive effects compared to the vehicle It is easy to impregnate with preservatives under pressure. Mature fruits can be collected from the ground. Further research on the phytochemistry, pharmacological properties, pharmacokinetics and clinical studies of C.


Showing 0 of 0 comments. It is most commonly found in regions with a mean annual rainfall of – 1, mm, with a dry season of 3 – 4 months and a mean annual temperature of 11 – 26? Most of the plantations are still in the pilot stage of development. Croton megalocarpus is a deciduous Tree growing to 25 m 82ft by 25 m 82ft at a fast rate.

Check date values in: Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. The wood is medium-weight; hard, strong, moderately durable, being slightly susceptible to termite, dry-wood borer and marine borer attack and liable to attacks by blue stain fungi.

Contemporary research in South Africa and Zimbabwe. Antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activities of some plants used for medicinal purposes in Kenya. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. In a previous research, Lewinska et al. Additional literature, including pre-electronic literature such as dissertations, theses, megalocarpjs journal articles, scientific reports from international, regional and national organizations, conference papers and books were sourced from the University of Fort Hare library in South Africa.


Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Croton megalocarpus

The flowers are short-lived. However, it has been megalpcarpus for flooring in the United Kingdom. A preliminary report on the ethnobotany of the Suiei Dorobo in Northen Kenya.

Evaluation of wound healing activity of ethanolic extract of leaves of Croton megalocarpus using excision wound model on Wistar albino crohon. Croton megalocarpus demonstrated several pharmacological activities. The fruit is ellipsoid-ovoid to subglobose with a woody endocarp, It prefers moist soil and can tolerate drought. Biodiesel production from Croton megalocarpus oil and its process optimization.

Although contemporary research involving C. Traditional usage, phytochemistry and pharmacology of Croton sylvaticus Hochst. Leaves are used to treat body pain and seeds as vermifuge.

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Croton megalocarpus

Phytochemical screening of C. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. Herbal remedies of the Batemi of Ngorongoro district, Tanzania: