Medicinal Plants Used in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Treat Infectious Diseases

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Ethnobotanical and antimicrobial study of some selected medicinal plants used in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) as a potential source to cure infectious diseases Khan N, Abbasi AM, Dastagir G, Nazir A, Shah GM, Shah MM, Shah MH BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014 Apr 4;14:122 PubMed Central PMC3977958 Investigators at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, University of … Continue reading Medicinal Plants Used in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Treat Infectious Diseases

Pakistani Medicinal Plants as Antibacterial Agents against Escherichia coli

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Ethnomedicinal and phytochemical review of Pakistani medicinal plants used as antibacterial agents against Escherichia coli Adnan M, Bibi R, Mussarat S, Tariq A, Shinwari ZK Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2014 Aug 19;13:40 PubMed Central PMC4236513 Researchers from Kohat University of Science and Technology and Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad conducted a review of literature on antibacterial activities … Continue reading Pakistani Medicinal Plants as Antibacterial Agents against Escherichia coli

Antidiabetic Potential of African Medicinal Plants

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African medicinal plants with antidiabetic potentials: a review Mohammed A, Ibrahim MA, Islam MS Planta Med. 2014 Mar;80(5):354-77 PubMed PMID: 24535720 Aminu Mohammed of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, with colleagues from that institution and Ahmadu Bello University, reviewed all in vivo studies of antidiabetic potential of African medicinal plants conducted between January 2000 and July … Continue reading Antidiabetic Potential of African Medicinal Plants

Review of Plant-Based Insect Repellents

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Natural products for the control of malaria Malar J. 2011 Mar 15;10 Suppl 1:S1 BioMed Central XI. Plant-based insect repellents: a review of their efficacy, development and testing Maia MF, Moore SJ Malar J. 2011 Mar 15;10 Suppl 1:S11 PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3059459 Marta Ferreira Maia and Sarah J. Moore of the London School of … Continue reading Review of Plant-Based Insect Repellents

Medicinal plants of Babile Wereda, Eastern Ethiopia

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Medicinal plants potential and use by pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in Erer Valley of Babile Wereda, Eastern Ethiopia Belayneh A, Asfaw Z, Demissew S, Bussa NF J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2012 Oct 22;8:42 PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3549935 Researchers at Haramaya University and Addis Ababa University undertook an ethnobotanical study centered around the potential and use of … Continue reading Medicinal plants of Babile Wereda, Eastern Ethiopia

Herbal Medicine Use in Uganda

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Herbal medicine use in the districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu, and Mukono in Uganda John RS Tabuti, Collins B Kukunda, Daniel Kaweesi, Ossy MJ Kasilo J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2012 Sep 3;8:35 PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3484030 Researchers from Makerere University, Uganda National Commission for UNESCO and the World Health Organization conducted an ethnobotanical study to document … Continue reading Herbal Medicine Use in Uganda

Medicinal Plants of Kimboza Forest Reserve, Tanzania

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Ethnomedicinal study of plants used in villages around Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro, Tanzania Ezekiel Amri and Daniel P Kisangau J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2012 Jan 6;8:1 PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3268735 Researchers from Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology and South Eastern University College (A Constituent College of the University of Nairobi) conducted an ethnomedical study … Continue reading Medicinal Plants of Kimboza Forest Reserve, Tanzania

Wild Food Plants of Northeast Thailand

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Ethnobotanical investigation of ‘wild’ food plants used by rice farmers in Kalasin, Northeast Thailand Gisella S Cruz-Garcia & Lisa L Price J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2011 Nov 8;7:33 PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3233498 Researchers from Wageningen University (The Netherlands) and Oregon State University (USA) conducted a study of wild food conducted in several villages in Northeast Thailand … Continue reading Wild Food Plants of Northeast Thailand