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Ethnobotanical Study of Plants Used in Control of Ectoparasites in Murang ’ a County , Kenya

  title={Ethnobotanical Study of Plants Used in Control of Ectoparasites in Murang ’ a County , Kenya},
  author={Githinji and Mbaria},
  • Githinji, Mbaria
  • Published 2018
  • Herbal medicine has been practiced in the world since ancient times, yet limited research data has been documented on their use in Murang’a County, Kenya. The aim of this study was to identify different herbs of medicinal value in Murang’a County, their uses, and effect on ectoparasites with emphasis on fleas and jiggers control. A cross-sectional study was carried out using a questionnaire and a total of 28 herbalists were interviewed. The herbalists identified 122 herbs which were used for… CONTINUE READING

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