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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 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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...