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Antipyretic Properties of Methanol Stem Bark Extracts of Acacia hockii De Wild and Kigelia africana (Lam) Benth in Wistar Rats
Synthetic antipyretic drugs are not readily accessible and have adverse side effects. Herbal medicines possess bioactive compounds that are safer and efficient in the management of various diseasesExpand
Antinociceptive Activities of Acetone Leaves Extracts of Carissa Spinarumin Mice
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. Expand
Blood Glucose Lowering Effect and Safety of the Aqueous Leaf Extracts of Zanha africana
Zanha africana has been used traditionally to manage many diseases including diabetes, however, its antidiabetic activity and safety is not well evaluated. The aim of this study was to determine inExpand
Assessment of Antidiabetic Potential of Ficus Sycomorus on Alloxan-induced Diabetic Mice
Results show that the plant harbours remarkable antidiabetic potential, and safely lowered blood glucose level to levels below what insulin, the model d rug, lowers, in a dose-dependent manner. Expand
In Vivo Safety of Aqueous Extracts of Maytemus putterlickoides, Senna spectabilis and Olinia usambarensis on Mice Models
This study will enhance understanding of the safety of ethno-medical materials in the management of diarrhea caused by bacterial pathogens through biochemical assays, histopathology and hematological tests. Expand
The Hypoglycemic Activity and Safety of Aqueous Stem Bark Extracts of Acacia nilotica
Acacia nilotica is used traditionally to manage several diseases including Diabetes mellitus, however, its efficacy and safety is not well evaluated. The aim of this study was to determine in vivoExpand
Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Methanolic Leaf Extract of Kigelia Africana (Lam.) Benth and Stem Bark Extract of Acacia Hockii De Wild in Mice
The present study demonstrated potent antiinflammatory activities of methanolic extracts of K. africana and A. hockii in a dose-dependent manner, which supports their traditional use among the Embu and Mbeere communities in Kenya and recommends their ethnomedicinal use in the management of inflammation. Expand
Hypoglycemic Effect of Aqueous and Ethyl Acetate Leaf Extract of Maytenus putterkloides in Alloxan Induced Diabetic Mice
The aqueous and ethyl acetate leaf extract of this plant showed hypoglycemic activity at dose levels of 50, 100, 200, 300 mg/kg body weight in a dose independent manner via both routes and could be associated with the phytochemicals present in this plant extract. Expand
Antimicrobial Activity of Aqueous Extracts of Maytemus putterlickoides, Senna spectabilis and Olinia usambarensis on Selected Diarrhea-Causing Bacteria
Alkaloids, tannins, anthrocyanins, triterpenes and steroids, saponins, flavanoids, coumarins and reducing sugars were present in the three plant extracts and account for the antibacterial activity of the extracts against the bacterial strains. Expand
Analgesic Potential of Acetone Leaf Extract of Caesalpinia volkensii Harms in Mice
The study has established that the acetone leaves extract of C.volkensii (Harms) is effective in management of pain and has phytochemicals associated with antinociceptive activities. Expand