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Table 4 Reported pharmacological activities of Olax subscorpioidea

From: Ethnopharmacological uses, phytochemistry, pharmacology, and toxicology of Olax subscorpioidea Oliv (Olacaceae): a review

Activity Solvent Plant part Assay References
Antiarthritic Aqueous, ethanol Roots In vivo [42]
Antidepressant Ethanol and butanol Leaves In vivo [13]
Anticonvulsant Ethanol and methanol Leaves In vivo [29, 30]
Sedative Ethanol Leaves In vivo [29]
Anti-Alzheimer Aqueous Leaves In vitro [22]
Cytotoxicity Methanol Seeds In vivo [45]
Antioxidant Ethanol Roots In vitro [14]
Aqueous Leaves In vitro [22, 41]
Hydroalcoholic Roots In vivo [28]
Hydroethanolic Leaves In vivo [21]
Methanol Spices In vivo [42]
Ethanol Leaves In vitro [41]
Methanol Leaves In vitro [32]
Antihyperlipidemic Ethanol Roots In vivo [14]
Analgesic Ethanol Leaves In vivo [18]
Methanol Leaves In vivo [35]
Hexane Leaves In vivo [37]
Butanol Leaves In vivo [37]
Aqueous Leaves In vivo [23, 37]
Hydroethanolic Roots In vivo [33]
Butanol Leaves In vivo [9]
Antiinflammatory Methanol Leaves In vivo [35]
Hexane Leaves In vivo [37]
Butanol Leaves In vivo [37]
Aqueous Leaves In vivo [23, 37]
Antihyperglycaemic Acetone Leaves In vitro [15]
Ethylacetate Leaves In vitro [15]
Hexane Leaves In vitro [15]
Hexane Leaves In vivo [15]
Methanol Leaves In vivo [32]
Antiulcer Methanol Roots In vivo [8]
Anticancer Hydroalcoholic Roots In vitro and in vivo [28]
Antimicrobial Methanol-dichloromethane Fruit In vivo and in vitro [24]
Ethanol Leaves In vitro [25]
Aqueous and ethanol Stem In vitro [7]
Methanol Stem bark In vitro [12]
Methanol Seeds In vitro [34]
Antihelmintic Ethanol Roots In vitro [36]
Hepatoprotective Hydroethanolic Leaves In vivo [21]
Apoptotic Methanol Leaves In vitro [38]