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Medicinally Important Phytochemicals: An Untapped Research Avenue
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This paper avails a review of medicinally important plant-derived compounds that can be used in design of more efficacious therapeutic agents against many communicable and non-communicable diseases.
Hypoglycemic Effect of Lippia javanica in Alloxan Induced Diabetic Mice
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The results showed that the plant extracts were effective in reducing blood sugar levels and revealed the presence of vital phytochemicals which possess antidiabetic activities.
Hematological Markers of In Vivo Toxicity
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Assessment ofHematological indices can be diagnostic of adverse effects of foreign compounds on the blood constituents since such hematological alterations have higher predictive value for human toxicity when the data are interpreted from animal studies.
Biochemical Markers of In Vivo Hepatotoxicity
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Exposure to hepatotoxicants alters the homeostatic balance of various biological markers that provides a powerful and dynamic approach to understanding the spectrum of liver diseases.
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 in
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.
Assessment of Antidiabetic Potential of Ficus Sycomorus on Alloxan-induced Diabetic Mice
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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.
In Vivo Safety of Aqueous Extracts of Maytemus putterlickoides, Senna spectabilis and Olinia usambarensis on Mice Models
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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.
In Vivo Antidiabetic Activity of the Aqueous Leaf Extract of Croton macrostachyus in Alloxan Induced Diabetic Mice
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The results suggest that Croton macrostachyus leaf extract is a potent hypoglycemic agent and this validates their folkloric usage and explores possibilities of developing a drug that can function by similar mode of action as the plant extract.
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.
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