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Use of traditional medicines in the management of HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Tanzania: a case in the Bukoba rural district
BackgroundEthnobotanical surveys were carried out to document herbal remedies used in the management of HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Bukoba Rural district, Tanzania. The district is currentlyExpand
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Screening of Tanzanian medicinal plants for anti-Candida activity
BackgroundCandida albicans has become resistant to the already limited, toxic and expensive anti-Candida agents available in the market. These factors necessitate the search for new anti-fungalExpand
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Medicinal plants used by Tanzanian traditional healers in the management of Candida infections.
An ethnomedical survey in Coast, Dar es Salaam, Morogoro and Tanga regions of Tanzania has resulted in the identification of 36 plant species belonging to 21 plant families that are usedExpand
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Mosquito larvicidal constituents from Lantana viburnoides sp viburnoides var kisi (A. rich) Verdc (Verbenaceae).
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Lantana viburnoides sp viburnoides var kisi is used in Tanzania ethnobotanically to repel mosquitoes as well as in traditional medicine for stomach ache relief.Expand
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Larvicidal and mosquitocidal extracts, a coumarin, isoflavonoids and pterocarpans from Neorautanenia mitis.
The present study aimed to evaluate extracts and compounds from tubers of Neorautanenia mitis against the malaria- and filariasis-transmitting mosquitoes, Anopheles gambiae and Culex quinquefaciatus,Expand
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In vitro antimicrobial assay of plants used in traditional medicine in Bukoba Rural district, Tanzania.
Plants used in traditional medicine in Bukoba Rural district in Tanzania were evaluated for their in vitro antimicrobial activities. Plant materials from eight plant species (HarunganaExpand
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Traditional Knowledge, Use Practices and Conservation of Medicinal Plants for HIV/AIDS Care in Rural Tanzania
HIV/AIDS pandemic is currently the most socio-economic challenge that faces Tanzania as it affects mostly the young and most economically productive population. People living with HIV/AIDS inExpand
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Toussaintines A-E: antimicrobial indolidinoids, a cinnamoylhydrobenzofuranoid and a cinnamoylcyclohexenoid from Toussaintia orientalis leaves.
Toussaintine A (N-cinnamoyl-5,6-dehydro-4-hydroxyindolidin-2,7-dione), toussaintine B (N-cinnamoyl-5,6-dehydro-4,7-dihydroxyindolidin-2-one), toussaintine CExpand
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New antimicrobial, mosquito larvicidal and other metabolites from two Artabotrys species
Azabicycloheptenoylditerpene 1-((2E,6E,10E)-3,7,11,15-tetramethylhexadeca-2,6,10,14-tetraenyl)-2-azabicyclo[2.2.1]hept-5-en-3-one (artamodamide, 1), diphenylpentanoidExpand
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Anti-mosquito and antimicrobial nor-halimanoids, isocoumarins and an anilinoid from Tessmannia densiflora.
The nor-halimane diterpenoid tessmannic acid and its methyl, 2-methylisopropyl and 1-methylbutyl esters, the unusual isocoumarins 8-hydroxy-6-methoxy-3-pentylisocoumarin andExpand
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