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Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies used by the Kwale community of the Kenyan Coast.
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2008-01-01)
In Kenya, most people especially in rural areas use traditional medicine and medicinal plants to treat many diseases including malaria. Malaria is of national concern in Kenya, in view of development of resistant strains ...
Antimalarial activity of some plants traditionally used in treatment of malaria in Kwale district of Kenya.
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2007-01-05)
Methanolic and water extracts of five medicinal plant species used for treatment of malaria in traditional/cultural health systems of Kwale people in Kenya were tested for antimalarial activity against Plasmodium falciparum ...
Traditional phytotherapy of some remedies used in treatment of malaria in Meru district of Kenya
(South African Journal of Botany, 2007-07)
In Kenya, most people especially in rural areas use traditional medicine and medicinal plants to treat many diseases including malaria. Malaria is of national concern in Kenya in view of development of resistant strains ...
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 ...
The In vitro anti-plasmodial and in Vivo anti-malarial Efficacy of Combinations of some Medicinal Plants used Traditionally for Treatment of malaria by the Meru Community in Kenya.
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2008)
The use of herbal drugs as combinations has existed for centuries in several cultural systems. However, the safety and efficacy of such combinations have not been validated. In this study, the toxicity, anti-plasmodial and ...
Antimalarial Activity of Some Plants Traditionally used in Meru district of Kenya
Ten plant extracts commonly used by the Meru community of Kenya were evaluated for the in vitro antiplasmodial, in vivo antimalarial, cytotoxicity and animal toxicity activities. The water and methanol extracts of Ludwigia ...