Medicinal plants used in the management of chronic joint pains in Machakos and Makueni counties, Kenya.

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ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Traditional medicines play an important role in the management of chronically painful and debilitating joint conditions, particularly in the rural Africa. However, their potential use as sources of medicines has not been fully exploited. The present study was carried to find the medicinal plants traditionally used to manage… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2011.06.038

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@article{Wambugu2011MedicinalPU, title={Medicinal plants used in the management of chronic joint pains in Machakos and Makueni counties, Kenya.}, author={Stanley Nderitu Wambugu and Peter M Mathiu and Daniel Waweru Gakuya and Titus Ikusyia Kanui and John David Kabasa and Stephen Gitahi Kiama}, journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology}, year={2011}, volume={137 2}, pages={945-55} }