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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 ...
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 ...