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Medicinally Important Phytochemicals: An Untapped Research Avenue
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This paper avails a review of medicinally important plant-derived compounds that can be used in design of more efficacious therapeutic agents against many communicable and non-communicable diseases.
Hypoglycemic Effect of Lippia javanica in Alloxan Induced Diabetic Mice
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The results showed that the plant extracts were effective in reducing blood sugar levels and revealed the presence of vital phytochemicals which possess antidiabetic activities.
Hematological Markers of In Vivo Toxicity
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Assessment ofHematological indices can be diagnostic of adverse effects of foreign compounds on the blood constituents since such hematological alterations have higher predictive value for human toxicity when the data are interpreted from animal studies.
Phytochemical Profile of Prunus africana Stem Bark from Kenya
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The phytochemical data has important implications in coming up with strategies for sustainable harvesting and conservation of this species as well as its management on-farm.
Antimicrobial Potency of Methanolic Leaf Extracts from Selected Medicinal Plants against Staphylococcus aureus
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The study suggested that the selected medicinal plants can be used effectively in the treatment of bacterial infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus.
Biochemical Markers of In Vivo Hepatotoxicity
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Exposure to hepatotoxicants alters the homeostatic balance of various biological markers that provides a powerful and dynamic approach to understanding the spectrum of liver diseases.
Evaluation of In Vivo Toxicity of Dichloromethane: Methanolic Leaf Extracts of Prosopis juliflora in Female Wistar Albino Rats
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Histological examination of sample tissues showed mild effects in spleen and kidneys but no adverse pathology in other organ tissues, and phytochemicals confirmed included alkaloids, flavonoids, phenols, tannins, terpenoids and saponnins but no cardiac glycosides.
Determination of Background Ionizing Radiations in Selected Buildings inNairobi County, Kenya
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Results indicate presence of higher levels of ionizing radiations in buildings beyond the acceptable annual threshold thereby posing significant health risk to the public and could find great application in guiding the formulation of the national building code.
Bioefficacy of Organic Extracts of Ocimum basilicum against Sitophilus zeamais
Ocimum basilicum plant extracts in methanol, hexane and methanol: hexane solvent blend were evaluated for their fumigant toxicities, repellent and adult emergence inhibition activities against
Herbal Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
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Conventional methods of alleviating the condition as well as phytotherapy options, which alleviate the symptoms of BPH but have less severe or no side effects are provided.
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