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Toxicity profile of the methanolic leaf extract of eucalyptus globulus in Swiss albino mice and Wistar albino rats
(Makerere University, 2014-10)
Background Eucalyptus globulus (Myrtaceae) is one of the plants widely used by many traditional healers in Uganda to prepare decoctions for treatment of a range of bacterial and fungal infections of the gastrointestinal ...
Evaluation of hypoglycemic activity of selected medicinal plants from Central Uganda in alloxan induced diabetic rats
(Makerere University, 2011)
Background: In Uganda diabetes mellitus affects 1.7% of the general population. It is a chronic condition that requires prolonged treatment in specialized health facilities, especially the use of oral hypoglycemic agents ...
The toxicity profile of Moringa oleifera leaves and roots.
(Makerere University, 2014-04)
Introduction: Moringa oleifera is a fast growing tree of significant, medicinal, nutritional and socio-economic importance. It is grown and its leaves and roots are consumed by many people around the world as a medicine, ...
Evaluation of the hypoglycemic activity of a herbal mixture of psidium guajava and bidens pilosa extracts in alloxan induced diabetic rats
(Makerere University, 2014-01)
Diabetes mellitus is the most prevalent and at the same time the most important metabolic disorder. According to WHO, the global prevalence of diabetes mellitus was said to be about 5 % in 2011. Currently available treatment ...
Evaluation of anti theilerial activity of a lipophilic root bark extract of stereospermum kunthianum against theileria parva
(Makerere University, 2014)
Background: naphthoquinones are common compounds found in several species of bignoniaceae and exhibit anti plasmodial activity hence can serve as potential sources of lead compounds for discovery and development of ...