Screening of some medicinal plants of Ethiopia for their anti-microbial properties and chemical profiles.

@article{Geyid2005ScreeningOS,
  title={Screening of some medicinal plants of Ethiopia for their anti-microbial properties and chemical profiles.},
  author={Aberra Geyid and Dawit Abebe and Asfaw Debella and Zewdneh Makonnen and Frehiwot Aberra and Frehiwot Teka and Tesfaye Kebede and Kelbessa Urga and Kidist Yersaw and Teklele Biza and Bisrat Haile Mariam and Mulugeta Guta},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={97 3},
  pages={421-7}
}
In the indigenous health care delivery system of Ethiopia, numerous plant species are used to treat diseases of infectious origin. Regardless of the number of species, if any of such claims could be verified scientifically, the potential significance for the improvement of the health care services would be substantial. The objective of this study was, therefore, to determine the presence of anti-microbial activity in the crude extracts of some of the commonly used medicinal plants as well as to… CONTINUE READING
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