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In Nigeria, convulsion, especially in children, is managed by traditional healers employing plant decoctions. A number of herbs are used for this purpose. We have carried out some preliminary studies on some of these traditional anticonvulsant plants. The experimental models were pentylenetetrazole- and electroshock-induced convulsions in mice. The acute(More)
In continuation of our evaluation of the Nigerian traditional medicine system which forms an important part of health care delivery, we investigated some plants attributed to possess potent anti-rheumatic activity. Ten plant species representing 9 different families were screened for anti-inflammatory activity. The extracts were tested for anti-inflammatory(More)
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