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Opuntia stricta cladode Extract reduces blood glucose levels in Alloxan-induced diabetic mice.
(Scientific and Academic Publishing, 2018-07)
Opuntia stricta (commonly called prickly pear cactus) is a natural plant that grows in some parts of Zambia where its fruits and cladodes are commonly consumed for nutritional and medicinal purposes, including glycaemic ...
Indigenous Knowledge Systems for the Treatment of Hypertension in Lusaka, Zambia: Perceptions, Knowledge and Practice.
(Zambian Medical Association, 2016-01)
Indigenous knowledge systems and traditional technologies have made and can continue to make a significant contribution to modern medicines with discovery of novel molecules in the treatment of various conditions. The ...
The Effect of Kigelia africana Fruit Extract on Blood Glucose in Diabetes Induced Mice
(RA Publications, 2015-09-20)
To determine the effect Kigelia africana fruit extract has on blood glucose levels of diabetes mice and its phytochemical profile Mice were induced with diabetes using Alloxan monohydrate 90mg/kg. Blood glucose was checked ...