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Self-Medication: potential risks and hazards among pregnant women in Uyo, Nigeria
Introduction There is increasing evidence that self-medications among pregnant women are common in many developing countries. Despite the adverse impact on pregnancy, there are few programs availableExpand
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Oral Administration of Aqueous Leaf Extract of Ocimum Gratissimum Ameliorates Polyphagia, Polydipsia and Weight Loss in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats
The effects of oral administration of aqueous leaf extract of Ocimum gratissimum (OG) on food, water intake and weight changes in streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic Albino Wistar rats was studied.Expand
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The ethanolic leaf extract of Eleusine indica used as antidiabetic and malarial remedy in Niger delta region of Nigeria was evaluated for antiplasmodial activity in Plasmodium berghei infected miceExpand
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Antiplasmodial and antiulcer activities of Melanthera scadens.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the antimalarial and antiulcerogenic activities of leaf extract and fractions of Melanthera scandens (M. scandens). METHODS The crude leaf extract (37-111 mg/kg) and fractionsExpand
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Effect of Methanol Leaf Extract of Nauclea latifolia on Albino Mice Infected with Plasmodium berghei berghei
Background: In Nigeria the leaf decoction of Nauclea latifolia is taken to treat malaria and sexually transmitted diseases. This study intends to generate a scientific data in support of theExpand
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Analgesic and antimalarial activities of crude leaf extract and fractions of Acalypha wilkensiana.
AIM OF THE STUDY Antiplasmodial and analgesic activities of leaf extract and fractions of Acalypha wilkensiana were evaluated to ascertain the folkloric claim of its antimalarial and analgesicExpand
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Antidiabetic activities of ethanolic extract and fraction of Anthocleista djalonensis.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the antidiabetic activities of ethanolic root extract/fraction of Anthocleista djalonensis (A. djalonensis) in alloxan-induced diabetic rats. METHODS A. djalonensis rootExpand
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Antiplasmodial and analgesic activities of Clausena anisata.
OBJECTIVE Antiplasmodial and analgesic activities of the leaf extract and fractions of Clausena anisata (C. anisata) were evaluated for antimalarial and analgesic activities. METHODS The crude leafExpand
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Antidiabetic activities of ethanolic leaf extract of Panicum maximum used in folkloric management of diabetes.The ethanolic leaf extract of ethanolic leaf extract of Panicum maximum (47 ? 190mg/kg)Expand
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Phytochemical and comparative antidiabetic studies of leaf extracts of Viscum album from different plant hosts
Phytochemical screening and evaluation of antidiabetic activity of leaf extracts of Viscum album from four different plant hosts were carried out using standard procedures. The results of theExpand
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