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Anti-viral activity of the extracts of a Kenyan medicinal plant Carissa edulis against herpes simplex virus.
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2006-03)
Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection is a major opportunistic infection in immunosuppressed persons. It is therefore a serious disease in high HIV/AIDS prevalence areas as in sub-Saharan Africa where infections due to HSV ...
In Vitro Antiplasmodial Activity of Some Plants used in Kisii, Kenya Against Malaria and their Chloroquine Potentiation Effects.
Fifty-five organic and aqueous extracts of 11 plants used in malaria therapy in Kisii District, Kenya were tested in vitro against chloroquine (CQ)-sensitive and resistant strains of Plasmodium falciparum. Of the plants ...
Anti-plasmodial activity of some Kenyan medicinal plant extracts singly and in combination with chloroquine.
(Phytotherapy Research, 2004-01-05)
Sixty organic and aqueous extracts of eleven plants used for the control of malaria by local communities in Kisii District, Kenya were screened for in vitro anti-plasmodial activity. The plants selection was based on ...