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    • Blood Glucose Lowering Effect and Safety of the Aqueous Leaf Extracts of Zanha africana 

      Abdirahman, Y.A.; Juma, K.K.; Makori, W.A.; Agyirifo, D.S.; Ngugi, M.P.; Gathumbi, P.K.; Ngeranwa, J.J.N.; Njagi, E.N.M. (OMICS International, 2015)
      Zanha africana has been used traditionally to manage many diseases including diabetes, however, its antidiabetic activity and safety is not well evaluated. The aim of this study was to determine in vivo hypoglycemic activity ...
    • Growth Performance of Domesticated Prunus africana Population in Muguga, Kiambu County, Kenya 

      Nyamai, D.W.; Mawia, A.M.; Wambua, F.K.; Abdirahman, Y.A.; Osano, K.; Lagat, R.; Mumbi, B.; Arika, W.M.; Juma, K.K.; Anyango, E.; Mulugeta, M.; Ngugi, M.P.; Muchugi, A.; Ng’ang’a, M.; Burugu, M.W. (2015)
      Prunus africana (Hook. f.) is an evergreen tree that grows in African mountains. The species’ bark and bark extracts are used for the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia. High demand for the bark and bark extracts ...
    • The Hypoglycemic Activity and Safety of Aqueous Stem Bark Extracts of Acacia nilotica 

      Abdirahman, Y.A.; Juma, K.K.; Mukundi, M.J.; Gitahi, S.M.; Agyirifo, D.S.; Ngugi, P.M.; Gathumbi, P.K.; Ngeranwa, J.J.N.; Njagi, E.N.M. (OMICS International, 2015)
      Acacia nilotica is used traditionally to manage several diseases including Diabetes mellitus, however, its efficacy and safety is not well evaluated. The aim of this study was to determine in vivo the hypoglycemic activity ...
    • Hypoglycemic Effect of Lippia javanica in Alloxan Induced Diabetic Mice 

      Arika, W.M.; Abdirahman, Y.A.; Mawia, M.M.; Wambua, K.F.; Nyamai, D.M.; Ogola, P.E.; Kiboi, N.G.; Nyandoro, H.O.; Njagi, S.M.; Agyirifo, D.S.; Ngugi, M.P.; Njagi, E.N.M. (OMICS International, 2015)
      Lippia javanica is widely distributed throughout Kenya where it is used extensively in traditional herbal preparations. An infusion of the leaves is commonly used as a decongestant for colds and coughs including ...
    • In Vivo antidiabetic activity of the aqueous leaf extract of croton macrostachyus in alloxan induced diabetic mice 

      Arika, W.M.; Abdirahman, Y.A.; Mawia, M.A.; Wambua, K.F.; Nyamai, D.M.; Ogola, P.E.; Kiboi, N.G.; Nyandoro, H.O.; Agyirifo, D.S.; Ngugi, M.P.; Njagi, E.N.M. (OMICS International, 2015)
      The folklore reports from traditional medical practitioners that Croton macrostachyus has bioactivity against several diseases including diabetes mellitus have not been scientifically evaluated. The aim of this study was ...
    • In Vivo Safety of Aqueous Leaf Extract of Lippia javanica in Mice Models 

      Arika, W.M.; Ogola, P.E.; Abdirahman, Y.A.; Mawia, A.M.; Wambua, F.K.; Nyamai, D.W.; Kiboi, N.G.; Wambani, J.R.; Njagi, S.M.; Rachuonyo, H.O.; Muchori, A.N.; Lagat, R.C.; Agyirifo, D.S.; Ngugi, M.P.; Njagi, E.N.M. (OMICS International, 2015)
      Rural dwellers in Kenya often resort to herbal remedy and dietary control in the treatment of several diseases including diabetes mellitus (DM), hypertension, cancer and cardiac diseases. The therapeutic applications of ...
    • In-Vivo Anti-hyperglycemic Activity and Safety of The Aqueous Stem Bark Extracts of Aloe secundiflora 

      Abdirahman, Y.A.; Juma, K.K.; Nyamai, D.W.; Njagi, J.M.; Agyirifo, D.S.; Ngugi, M.P.; Gathumbi, P.K.; Ngeranwa, J.J.N.; Njagi, E.N.M. (OMICS International, 2015)
      Aloe secundiflora has been used traditionally to manage many diseases including diabetes, however, its antidiabetic activity and safety is not well evaluated. The aim of this study was to determine in vivo hypoglycemic ...
    • In-Vivo Antidiabetic Activity and Safety of The Aqueous Stem Bark Extract of Kleinia squarrosa 

      Abdirahman, Y.A.; Juma, K.K.; Mukundi, M.J.; Gitahi, S.M.; Agyirifo, D. S.; Ngugi, M. P.; Gathumbi, P.K.; Ngeranwa, J.J.N.; Njagi, E.N.M. (OMICS International, 2015)
      Kleinia squarrosa has been used traditionally to manage several diseases including diabetes, however, its efficacy and safety is not well evaluated. The aim of this study was to determine in-vivo hypoglycemic activity ...
    • Mineral Elements Content of Selected Kenyan Antidiabetic Medicinal Plants 

      Arika, W.M.; Ogola, P.E.; Nyamai, D.W.; Mawia, A.M.; Wambua, F.K.; Kiboi, N.G.; Wambani, J.R.; Njagi, S.M.; Rachuonyo, H.O.; Emmah, K.O.; Lagat, R.C.; Muruthi, C.W.; Abdirahman, Y.A.; Agyirifo, D.S.; Ouko, R.O.; Ngugi, M.P.; Njagi, E.N.M. (OMICS International, 2016)
      The use of herbal medicine as an unconventional health treatment is gaining considerable recognition and popularity worldwide. Despite skepticism and a lack of medical evidence to support its therapeutic efficacy, use ...