Working with Bioactive Substances from Medicinal Plants in Animals

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Idris Zubairu Sadiq
Fatima Sadiq Abubakar
Hassan Aliyu Hassan
Maryam Ibrahim


Background: Working with bioactive substances from the medicinal plant requires various steps from plant extract preparation to the calculation for scientific evaluation and safe medicinal plant extract administration. The paper aims to discuss procedures involve in evaluating bioactive compounds from medicinal plants.

Methodology: Review of relevant literature.

Results: We have described the preparation of plant extract, toxicological methods of evaluating bioactive substances, vehicles for biological research, evaluating analgesic, neuropharmacological and anti-inflammatory activities from medicinal plants.

Conclusion: Medicinal plants are potent stores of bioactive compounds that needed to be carefully extracted, toxicologically and preliminarily evaluated in animals for new drug development.

Plant extract, toxicological methods, anti-inflammatory activities, evaluating analgesic activity.

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Sadiq, I. Z., Abubakar, F. S., Hassan, H. A., & Ibrahim, M. (2020). Working with Bioactive Substances from Medicinal Plants in Animals. South Asian Research Journal of Natural Products, 3(2), 27-37. Retrieved from
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