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Ethnobotanical survey of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE The medicinal plants employed in the ethnomedicine of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria are studied. AIM OF THE STUDY The survey aims at identifying and documenting theExpand
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Pharmacological screening and evaluation of antiplasmodial activity of Croton zambesicus against Plasmodium berghei berghei infection in mice
Objective: To evaluate the antiplasmodial activity of leaf extract of Croton zambesicus on chloroquine-sensitive Plasmodium berghei berghei infection in mice and to confirm its traditional use as aExpand
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The use of medicinal plants to treat sexually transmitted diseases in Nigeria: Ethnomedicinal survey of Niger Delta Region
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) occur throughout the world. In Nigeria, STDs are one of the leading diseases affecting a vast majority of people. The prevalence rate of these diseases is high inExpand
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Ethnobotanical survey of toxic plants and plant parts in Ogun State, Nigeria
Background: Several plants considered toxic are sometimes identified in traditional medicinal recipes. This study identified and inventoried the plants and plant parts identified as toxic in targetedExpand
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PHYTOCHEMICAL STUDY AND NUTRITIVE POTENTIAL OF AFROFRITOMIA SYLEVESTRIS LEAF
Afrofritomia sylvestris leaf contains alkaloids, flavonoids, cyanogenic glycosides, saponins, tannins, steroids and terpenes. The proximate composition and contents of the leaf showed 24.5% ash,Expand
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Contraceptive, estrogenic and anti-estrogenic potentials of methanolic root extract of Carpolobia lutea in rodents.
Several plants are used in herbal medicine for family planning. Carpolobia lutea is a medicinal plant in South Eastern Nigeria used for family planning. The study was designed to investigate theExpand
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TOXICITY OF SOME PLANTS IMPLICATED AS POISONS IN NIGERIAN ETHNOMEDICINE TO RATS
Different parts of eight plants implicated in Akwa Ibom ethnomedicinal literature as toxic were examined for toxicity in rats after oral and intraperitoneal administration. Only the ethanolic extractExpand
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