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Assessment of plants grown and maintained in home gardens in Odeda area Southwestern Nigeria
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A survey of thirty (30) home gardens in Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State, Southwestern Nigeria was conducted to assess plants grown and maintained by household members and the diversity of vegetal species and their uses, suggesting uniformity in plant use and could contribute to the conservation of local species. Expand
A review of twenty ethnobotanicals used in the management of breast cancer in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
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Twenty plants used traditionally for the management of breast cancer in Ogun State, Nigeria are reviewed for future research activities and scientific validation of their potency in cancer regimen to find cheap, safe and effective phytomedicine in cancer management. Expand
Ethnobotanical survey of some medicinal plants used in traditional health care in Abeokuta areas of Ogun State, Nigeria
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The survey revealed that the leaves component accounted for the majority of the part used for herbal preparations, and conscientious efforts should be made to conserve medicinal plant genetic resources to ensure continued access to these plant materials. Expand
Foliar Epidermal and Petiole Anatomical Studies of Some Nigerian Species of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae)
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The foliar epidermis and petiole anatomy showed diagnostic characters that are of taxonomic value that could be used to delimit the species of Ipomoea aquatica. Expand
HERBAL RECIPES USED FOR THE TRADITIONAL MANAGEMENT OF INFANTILE DERMATITIS IN ODEDA, SOUTHWESTERN NIGERIA
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The plants used in the traditional management of infantile dermatitis and other neonatal skin infections with emphasis on the role of SPICES are investigated, finding application in primary health care, microbiology, and in cosmetic industries for the development of new or improved baby skin care products. Expand
Ethnobotanical investigation of indigenous plants used in the management of some infant illnesses in Ibadan, South-Western Nigeria
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The study documented indigenous knowledge of plants used in the management of infants’ ailments and showed that herbal medicines have played and will continue to play significant roles as alternative or complementary healthcare delivery system. Expand
Current outlook and future promise of ethnobotany in Nigeria: A review and personal observation
This paper reviews the current state and future prospects of ethnobotany in Nigeria. A brief historical background is presented. Books and journals indexed by Scopus and Science Direct were reviewed.Expand
HERBAL RECIPES USED FOR THE TRADITIONAL MANAGEMENT OF INFANTILE DERMATITIS IN ODEDA , SOUTHWESTERN NIGERIA
Background: The period of infancy, spanning through the neonatal stage to two years, is characterized by a series of health challenges for the affected child and concerned parents. This studyExpand
In Vitro Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activities of Mondia whitei (Hook. f.) Skeels
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The root of M. whitei root showed higher antioxidant and antimicrobial activities than the leaf, and could be very effective in the management of metabolic and infectious diseases. Expand
Traditional/Alternative Medicine: An Investigation into Identification, Knowledge and Consumption Practices of Herbal Medicine among Students with Hearing Impairment in Ibadan, South-Western Nigeria
The use of traditional medicine as alternative or complimentary therapy is gaining prominence in primary health care worldwide. This is because of the efficacy in the management of mild, chronicExpand
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