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Antipyretic and antiinflammatory properties of methanolic extracts of kigelia africana (Lam.) benth and acacia hockii de wild in animal models

  title={Antipyretic and antiinflammatory properties of methanolic extracts of kigelia africana (Lam.) benth and acacia hockii de wild in animal models},
  author={K. Kamau},
  • K. Kamau
  • Published 1 October 2016
  • Medicine
Pyrexia and inflammation cause discomfort, suffering and lower productivity of the victims. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs which are highly prescribed in medication of pyrexia and inflammation have been reported to possess adverse effects. Herbal medicines may possess bioactive compounds that are safer and efficient in the management of various diseases and disorders. Kigelia africana and Acacia hockii are traditionally used to manage pyrexia and inflammation among the Embu and Mbeere… Expand
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