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Ethnobotanical study of anthelmintic and other medicinal plants traditionally used in Loitoktok district of Kenya
Aim of the study: The objective of the study was to investigate and document the utilization of medicinal (with emphasis on anthelmintic) plants by the people of Loitoktok district in Kenya for the management of both ...
Suppression of nociception by Ocimum masaiense root extract involves both central and peripheral mechanisms
The members of genus Ocimum find wide application in traditional medicine. The current study was undertaken to evaluate the probable mechanisms of antinocicep- tive action of chloroform/ethanol extracts of Ocimum ...
Anthelmintic activity of Phytolacca dodecandra and Vernonia amygdalina leaf extracts in naturally infected small East African goats
Livestock contribute in a major way to household food security and income. However livestock productivity of free ranging stock is undermined by helminthes infections despite infection is the most neglected area of ...
Antimalarial herbal remedies of Msambweni, Kenya
Malaria is a serious cause of mortality globally. The disease is of regional concern in Africa and of national interest in Kenya due to its high morbidity and mortality as a result of development of resistant strains of ...
Medicinal plants used in the management of chronic joint pains in Machakos and Makueni counties, Kenya.
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 ...