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Efficacy of 13 medicinal plants used by indigenous communities around Lake Victoria, Kenya, against tuberculosis, diarrhoea aausing bacteria and candida albicans
Aims: To investigate Crude methanol extracts of 13 medicinal plants obtained through an ethnobotanical survey against 4 strains of mycobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M. kansasii, M. fortuitum and M. smegmatis), Salmonella ...
Antitubercular and Phytochemical Investigation of Methanol Extracts of Medicinal Plants Used by the Samburu Community in Kenya
(Bioline International, 2010-08)
Purpose: To determine the potential benefits of nine medicinal plants used by the Samburu community for the treatment of tuberculosis. Methods: The extract was tested against four strains of Mycobacteria namely; ...
Evaluation of methanolic extracts of six medicinal plants used by herbal practitioners in central province, Kenya
The antimicrobial effects of selected medicinal plants commonly used by herbal practitioners in central province Kenya was evaluated on different bacterial strains- Staphylococcus aureus (Gram +ve cocci) - ATCC 20591, ...
Antimicrobial evaluation of the methanol bark extracts of Plumbago dawei Rolfe, a local species used by the Samburu community, Wamba, Samburu District, Kenya for the treatment of diarrheal ailments
(Malaysian Society for Microbiology, 2012)
Aims: The Samburu are a marginalized nomadic people in Kenya who have no access to conventional medical services thus they mainly depend on the medicinal plants for most of their medicare. Antimicrobial activity of the ...