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Antimicrobial evaluation of crude methanolic leaf extracts from selected medicinal plants against escherichia coli
(OMICS International, 2016-01)
This study was aimed at determining the antibacterial effects of the selected plant leaf extracts of Tagetes minuta, Aloe secundiflora, Vernonia lasiopus and Bulbine frutescens against clinical isolate of Escherichia coli. ...
Efficacy of selected medicinal plants from Eastern Kenya against Aspergillus flavus
Aflatoxins are a major problem in Eastern Province of Kenya and Aspergillus flavus has been associated with frequent outbreaks of aflatoxicoses in this region. This study evaluated the efficacy of 15 selected medicinal ...
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 ...
In vitro antifungal activity of leaf extracts from aloe secundiflora, bulbine frutescens, vernonia lasiopus and tagetes minuta against Candida albicans.
Crude leaf extracts from medicinal plants were screened for in vitro antifungal properties against clinical isolate of Candida albicans. The antifungal test was carried out using the Kirby Bauer method. All the extracts ...
Phytochemical Study to Validate the Ethnobotanical Importance of Dioscorea steriscus Tubers obtained from Zimbabwe.
(University PIM Banja Luka, 2020)
Modern people have embraced plants as a source of useful bioactive compounds. As such, plants with medicinal properties have become essential components in human life. The purpose of this study was to investigate the ...