Caesalpinia volkensii: Volkensii: Unexploited Natural Source of Medicine
Ndile, Michael Musila
Mbinda, Wilton Mwema
Ngugi, Mathew Piero
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The plant of the species Caesalpinia volkensii has diverse traditional use. This review aims at providing an overview of the plants traditional utility and scientific potential in managing both infectious and lifestyle diseases. It focuses on the plants hypoglycaemic activity, anti-malarial, anti-nociceptive and anti-inflamatory activity. The review also looks at the antimicrobial property of the plant, phytochemical analysis and safety.