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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 ...
    • 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 Antidiabetic Effect of Aqueous Leaf Extract of Azardirachta indica, A. juss in Alloxan Induced Diabetic Mice 

      Arika, W.M.; Nyamai, D.W.; Agyirifo, D.S.; Ngugi, M.P.; Njagi, E.N.M. (OMICS International, 2016)
      There is growing interest in the potential of plant remedies to treat and manage many diseases owing to the adverse side effects, unavailability and unaffordability associated with the conventional therapy. Among ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...