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Antiplasmodial and Cytotoxic Activities of Extracts of Selected Medicinal Plants Used to Treat Malaria in Embu County, Kenya
- B. Waiganjo, G. Moriasi, J. Onyancha, N. Elias, F. Muregi
- BiologyJournal of parasitology research
- 7 July 2020
Antiplasmodial and cytotoxic activities of organic and aqueous extracts of selected plants used by Embu traditional medicine practitioners to treat malaria were investigated and it was concluded that T. brownii and S. africana aQueous extracts were potent antiplasModial agents.
Anticancer activities and safety evaluation of selected Kenyan plant extracts against breast cancer cell lines
Evaluation for safety, indicated that about 64% of the extracts under this study were non-toxic (CC50 E100 µg/ml).
Preliminary Screening of Crude Extracts of Fagaropsis Angolensis for Anticancer Activity
- A. L. Yiaile, J. Mbaria, I. Ole-Mapenay, M. Okumu, Abdi Hussein Hadun, J. Onyancha
- BiologyPharmacognosy Communications
- 18 June 2018
The findings suggest that the choice of solvent may have some effect on the IC50 values of the extracts on cancer cell lines, and it may also be suggested that the methanol root stem and whole root extracts of FA may be sources of important lead molecules that may be useful in the treatment of colon cancer.
Phytochemical Studies of Acmella Caulirhiza and Spermacoce Princeae used by postpartum mothers in Nyamira County, Kenya.
- J. N. Onyango, J. Onyancha, J. Onyuka, J. Ochora, Patrick Ogembo Getonto, Charles Mbogo Maina
- Environmental Science
- 1 August 2017
The two plants, Acmella caulirhiza and Spermacoce princeae, may be used in treating puerperal sepsis although commercially available drugs are recommended as they are highly effective.
In vitro antibacterial activities, safety studies and phytochemical screening of Dregea Schimperi clark (Asclepiadaceae) extracts
This study focused on the evaluation of antimicrobial, cytotoxic and phytochemical properties of methanolic and water extracts of Dregea schimpheri leaves and husks, which has many ethnomedical claims including the management of infectious diseases.
Acute Toxicity, Phytochemical Screening, Analgesic, and Anti-Inflammatory Activities of Aqueous and Methanol Root Extracts of Maerua triphylla A. Rich. (Capparaceae)
- Brian Muyukani Wangusi, L. Kanja, I. Ole-Mapenay, J. Onyancha
- ChemistryEvidence-based complementary and alternative…
- 15 November 2021
The findings suggest that the roots of M. triphylla may be useful in the safe mitigation of pain and inflammation and therefore support their ethnomedicinal use in the management ofPain and inflammation.
Isolation, characterization and biological activity of organic extractives from Calodendrum capense (L.f.) Thunb.(Rutaceae)
A novel prenylfuroquinoline alkaloid capensenin (1), an alkaloid confusameline (2), two furanocoumarins psolaren (3) and bergapten (4), were isolated from hexane and dichloromethane crude extracts of…
Plants Checklist of Mount Kenya University Botanic Garden, Thika, Kenya
A checklist of plant species occurring at Mount Kenya University Botanic Garden is presented. The purpose of this study was to develop a check list of plants that could be used for education,…