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Ethnopharmacological survey of Samburu district, Kenya
The ethnomedicinal use of plant species was documented in the study area for treatment of both human and veterinary diseases and the local population has high ethnobotanical knowledge and has adopted sound management conservation practices. Expand
Antimalarial herbal remedies of Msambweni, Kenya.
This study documents medicinal plants that are traditionally used by the Msambweni community of Kenyan South Coast to treat malaria, where the disease is endemic, as a basis for selection of plants for further pharmacological, toxicological and phytochemical studies in developing new plant based antimalarial drugs. Expand
Medicinal plants used in treatment and management of cancer in Kakamega County, Kenya.
This study identified diverse medicinal plants used in therapeutic and management intervention against cancer by communities living adjacent to Kakamega Tropical Rainforest and the primary mode of administration was oral. Expand
Efficacy of Myrsine africana, Albizia anthelmintica and Hilderbrantia sepalosa herbal remedies against mixed natural sheep helminthosis in Samburu district, Kenya.
The results indicate that all the herbal remedies had some efficacy against both nematodes and Monezia species of helminths. Expand
Ethnobotanical survey of biopesticides and other medicinal plants traditionally used in Meru central district of Kenya.
Meru central district is rich in biodiversity of biopesticides and other medicinal plants and there is need for further pharmacological studies to validate their use as potential drugs for pests and disease control. Expand
Ethnopharmacological practices in management of livestock helminthes by pastoral communities in the drylands of Uganda
Accuracy of ethno-diagnosis compared well with conventional veterinary medicine diagnosis although the causes of the diseases were not well understood by the respondents, and medicinal plants were found to be an important input in livestock production. Expand
Ethnobotanical study of anthelmintic and other medicinal plants traditionally used in Loitoktok district of Kenya.
It is concluded that traditional health practice in Loitoktok depend largely on naturally growing plants and that the study area has a potential for bio-prospecting of crude drugs from plants due to the large number of medicinal plants cited. Expand
Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies used by the South Coast community, Kenya.
The plants documented in the current study are a potential source for new bioactive compounds of therapeutic value in malaria treatment and provide data for further pharmacological and toxicological studies and development of commercial antimalarial phytotherapy products. Expand
Biological screening of Kenyan medicinal plants using Artemia salina L.(ARTEMIIDAE)
Kiama, S G; Gathumbi, P K; Gakuya, D W; Mbaria, J M; Nguta, J M; Kabasa, J D
Screening of some kenyan medicinal plants for antibacterial activity
The present study supports the use of these plants by the herbalists in the management of bacterial ailments because kilimandscharica showed the best antibacterial activity and can be further subjected to phytochemical and pharmacological evaluation. Expand