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The kill kinetics of Ximenia caffra sond. (Olacaceae) extracts against selected bacteria and fungi
(African Journals Online, 2004)
Bacteria are tested against antibiotics because of the resistance these bacteria show against known anti-microbial agents. Similar tests are done on plant extracts and isolated plant compounds. In this study, crude extracts ...
Susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori and Candida spp. to the east African plant Terminalia spinosa.
Trees of the genus Terminalia have long been used in the traditional medicine of Kenya (East Africa). In an ethnopharmacological approach, extracts of the stem bark of Terminalia spinosa were investigated for antibacterial ...
Phytochemical Screening of Tanzanian Medicinal Plants. I.
To evaluate traditional medicine, which is an important part of the health-care system in Tanzania, three different regions, Coast, Morogoro and Kilimanjaro were surveyed for the herbs used by traditional healers. For each ...
Adulticidal activity and Toxicity of Extractives from Teclea Trichocarpa against Adult Maize Weevil (Sitophilus Zeamais)
(Annals. Food Science and Technology Volume 13, Issue 2, 2012, 2012)
With a growing world population and increased affluence leading to demand for more and higher quality foods, and given environmental problems such as soil degradation, water scarcity, and biodiversity loss, new and ...
Eucleanal: A New Napthalene Derivative from Euclea Divinorum.
A new naphthalene derivative, named eucleanal (1), was isolated from Euclea divinorum Hiern., and its structure elucidated by detailed spectroscopic (1H, 13C NMR, COSY, HMQC, HMBC) and HREIMS analysis.
Bioactive Metabolites from Trichoderma Harzianum and Trichoderma Longibrachiatum
(Chemical Society of Ethiopia, 2003-03)
The tea plant, Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze is an important crop in the agriculturally based economy of Kenya. Many diseases affect the tea plant but the most prevalent is armillaria root rot caused by the fungus ...
Plants Used in Traditional Medicine in Eastern Tanzania. IV. Angiosperms (Mimosaceae to Papilionaceae).
Sixty-nine Angiosperms (Mimosaceae to Papilionaceae) are listed, which are used by traditional healers in five regions of Eastern Tanzania; namely, Coast, Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Morogoro and Tanga. For each species ...
Mitral Annular Calcification in Untreated Chronic Renal Failure
(Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, 1992-02)
Clinical, biochemical, radiological and echo-cardiographic (echo) evaluation was done prospectively in 50 patients of untreated end stage chronic renal failure (CRF). While clinically congestive cardiac failure (CCF) was ...
Iron Content of some Edible Leafy Vegetables and Medicinal Plants used Traditionally for Anaemia Treatment in East Africa.
(African Journal of Health Sciences, 2001)
The medicinal plant parts used by local communities in East Africa to treat anaemia were analysed both for total iron content in the plant parts and extractable iron content in their decoctions. As a basis for comparison, ...