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Anthraquinones of the roots of Pentas micrantha
(University of Nairobi, 2012-12)
Pentas micrantha is used in the East African indigenous medicine to treat malaria. In the first investigation of this plant, the crude methanol root extract showed moderate antiplasmodial activity against the W2- (3.37 ...
Anthraquinones and pre-anthraquinones from the subterranean stems of three Kenyan aloe species of the saponariae group
Some Aloe species are cultivated for their medicinal and cosmetic properties. In this study, the constituents of three Kenyan Aloe species, A. kilifiensis; A. lateritia and A. graminicolla werecharacterized. Anumber of ...
Antiplasmodial potential of traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies used by the Kwale community of the Kenyan Coast.
(University of Nairobi, 2015-05-20)
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: In Kenya, 22 million people are at risk of malaria, 70% of them are in rural areas and most of these people use traditional plant based medicines to treat malaria. The aim of the study ...