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Phytochemical Profile of Prunus africana Stem Bark from Kenya
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The phytochemical data has important implications in coming up with strategies for sustainable harvesting and conservation of this species as well as its management on-farm.
Antinociceptive Activities of Acetone Leaves Extracts of Carissa Spinarumin Mice
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The study has established that acetone leaves extracts of C. spinarum (Linn), used to treat rheumatoid pain, fever and inflammation related disorders, possess anti-nociceptive activities and are effective in management of pain.
Hypoglycemic Effect of Ocimum Lamiifolium in Alloxan Induced Diabetic Mice
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In this study, the in vivo hypoglycemic activity of aqueous leaf extracts of this plant was determined in male swiss white albino mice and could be associated with the phytochemicals present in this plant extract.
Mineral Elements Content of Selected Kenyan Antidiabetic Medicinal Plants
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The results indicates that the analyzed medicinal plants can be considered as potential sources for providing a reasonable amount of the required elements other than diet to diabetic patients, and can be used to set new standards for prescribing the dosage of the herbal drugs prepared from these plant materials.
In Vivo Safety of Aqueous Leaf Extract of Lippia javanica in Mice Models
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The oral and intraperitoneal administration of Lippia javanica leaf extract decreased the body weight gain and altered the organ to body weight percentage of the brain, kidney, liver, heart, testes and lungs and biochemical parameters in normal male swiss white albino mice.
In Vitro Antiproliferative Activity of Aqueous Root Bark Extract of Cassiaabbreviata (Holmes) Brenan
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The results of this study validates the claim that aqueous root bark extract of C. abbreviata has antiproliferative activity and justifies its use in herbal medicine.
Growth Performance of Domesticated Prunus africana Population in Muguga, Kiambu County, Kenya
Prunus africana (Hook. f.) is an evergreen tree that grows in African mountains. The species’ bark and bark extracts are used for the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia. High demand for the