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Pharmacological Characterization of the Antiasthmatic Constituent of the Leaves of Asystasia Gangetica (L.) Anderson (ACANTHACEAE)



Asthma is currently a worldwide problem, with increasing prevalence in both
in children, children and adults; a prevalence rate of 5 - 10% has been reported for Nigeria. The patho-physiological features of the disease are bronchoconstriction, airway hyper responsiveness and chronic inflammation