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South African medicinal orchids : a pharmacological and phytochemical evaluation.
The Orchidaceae makes up the largest and most diverse family of flowering plants. Orchids are popular, often expensive ornamentals, with a broad range of ethnobotanical applications. There is very limited documented ...
Pharmacological evaluation of medicinal plants used by Venda people against venereal and related diseases.
Venereal diseases (VDs) are infections that are mainly transmitted through sexual intercourse and amongst these are gonorrhoea, syphilis, chlamydia and trichomoniasis. Gonorrhoea is the most commonly known VD and the widest ...
Micropropagation and medicinal properties of Barleria greenii and Huernia hystrix.
The crisis of newly emerging diseases and the resistance of many pathogens to currently used drugs, coupled with the adverse side-effects of many of these drugs have necessitated the continuous search for new drugs that ...
Micropropagation and secondary metabolites of Sclerocarya birrea.
Sclerocarya birrea (marula, Anacardiaceae) is a highly-valued indigenous tree in most parts of sub-Saharan Africa because of its medicinal and nutritional properties. The marula tree is adapted to the semi-arid conditions ...
Pharmacological, phytochemical and safety evaluation of commercial herbal preparations common in South Africa.
Herbal formulations claimed to cure several medical conditions including skin eruptions, chest pains, wounds, gout, menstrual pains, stress, nervous disorders, microbial and viral infections as well as stomach ailments ...