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Biological activity of traditional medicinal plants used against venereal diseases in South Africa.
Throughout the history of mankind, many infectious diseases have been treated with plant extracts. Venereal infections are one such group and are regarded as conditions that are highly responsive to traditional treatment. ...
Pharmacological investigation of some trees used in South African traditional medicine.
South Africa is home to a wide diversity of cultural groups, all of which utilize the flora for a variety of purposes. This is true with regard to traditional medicine systems which are similar to those of the rest of ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Medicinal properties and growth of Merwilla natalensis.
Merwilla natalensis (Planchon) Speta is ranked as one of the most commonly sold medicinal plants at most of the informal medicinal plant markets found throughout South Africa. The increasing demand for medicinal plants ...