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Antimicrobial properties of some medicinal plants of the luo community of kenya

  • At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: MAIMA, Apollo (UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, Nairobi, Kenya)
  • Co-author(s): Ndwiga, Stanley (Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of Nairob, Nairobi, Kenya)
    Thoithi, Grace (Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of Nairob, Nairobi, Kenya)
    Kamau, Franco (Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of Nairob, Nairobi, Kenya)
    Kibwage, Isaac (Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of Nairob, Nairobi, Kenya)
  • Abstract:

    Background: The Luo of Kenya mostly use ethno-medicine to manage human ailments yet this knowledge remains largely un-documented. Study aim: to screen the plants for their in-vitro antimicrobial activities. Methodology: Semi-structured interviews were used to gather ethno-botanical data for each plant. Specimens were harvested, leaves preserved..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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