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Some pharmacological activities of selected medicinal plant species used for treating cattle diseases in Kabira Sub-County, Rakai District
(Makerere University, 2010-03)
The study was undertaken with an overall objective of investigating use of medicinal plants in traditional management of cattle conditions / diseases with emphasis on helminthiasis and bacterial related infections in ...
Ethnobotanical, phytochemical and antiplasmodial studies of Neoboutonia Macrocalyx L
(Makerere University, 2014)
Malaria is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity due to resistance of the parasite to the cheap and available antimalarials. The need for effective new and cheap alternative antimalarials is therefore of ...
Ethnopharmacology, cytotoxicity, antiviral and immunomodulatory profiles of medicinal plant species used by herbalists in treating people living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2021-11-07)
Opportunistic infections (OI) are the single most important cause of mortality and morbidity among PLHIV in poor countries. There is widespread use of medicinal plants among PLHIV. However, there is no scientific information ...
Phytochemistry, anti-mycobacterial activity, and acute toxicity of selected plant species used for the treatment of Tuberculosis in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2023-01-27)
Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the leading causes of death globally, and the rise in drug-resis-tant forms of TB has become a significant threat. Subsequently, it is crucial to explore new, effective and safe anti-TB agents. ...
Aflatoxin exposure in Southwestern Uganda and the ameliorative effects of selected medicinal plants on induced aflatoxicosis in wistar rats
(Makerere University, 2023-11)
Introduction: Over 5.5 billion people, worldwide are chronically exposed to aflatoxins. This contributes to 40% of the African disease burden. Aflatoxins are mycotoxins produced by Aspergillus flavus and A. parasiticus, ...