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Essential oils composition of Ocimum basilicum L. and Ocimum gratissimum L. from Kenya and their inhibitory effects on growth and fumonisin production by Fusarium verticillioides.
Abstract This work investigated the constituents and the efficacy against Fusarium verticillioides infection and fumonisin production of essential oils of Ocimum basilicum L. and Ocimum gratissimumExpand
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Evidence review of hydroxyurea for the prevention of sickle cell complications in low-income countries
Hydroxyurea is widely used in high-income countries for the management of sickle cell disease (SCD) in children. In Kenyan clinical guidelines, hydroxyurea is only recommended for adults with SCD.Expand
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Essential Oil of Hyptis suaveolens (L.) Poit. from Tanzania: Composition and Antifungal Activity
Abstract The hydrodistilled essential oil (yield 1.2%) of fresh leaves of wild Hyptis suaveolens (L.) Poit. was analyzed by GC/MS. Twenty-four compounds representing 90.3% of the oil were identified.Expand
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Microbial Quality of Unregulated Herbal Medicinal Products in Kenya
Background: The use of herbal medicines is global, with the majority of the world’s population depending on traditional medicines, particularly herbal remedies for their primary healthcare needs. InExpand
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Traditional herbal medicine in national healthcare in Kenya
Herbal medicine is becoming increasingly popular all over the world. There are studies suggesting that herbal therapies can be effective in treating certain conditions. This has been confirmed by theExpand
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Essential Oil of Brachylaena hutchinsii Hutch from Tanzania: Antimicrobial Activity and Composition
sesquiterpenes, caryophyllene (19.1%), j3-cubebene (15.5%), cis-calamenene (10.5%) and a-copaene (9.0%). The oil exhibited antimicrobial activity, which was comparable to that of gentamycin againstExpand
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Essential oil bearing plants from Kenya
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Epoxychiromodine and other constituents of Croton megalocarpus
Abstract A novel clerodane-type diterpene with a 6,7-oxirane group has been isolated from Croton megalocarpus. Structure elucidation has been achieved by a combination of spectroscopic measurementsExpand
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