screening plant traditional in south africa

Seventy five extracts from 34 indigenous plant species used in South African traditional medicine or taxonomically related to these were investigated for their affinity to the serotonin reuptake transport protein making use of an in vitro serotonin reuptake transport protein binding assay

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Pharmacological Screening Of Traditional Medicinal Plants

Pharmacological screening of traditional medicinal plants used to treat skin ailments in the free state province of south africa vm xaba lv buwa department of plant sciences university of

Can Coronavirus Be Treated With Plants South

20201124ensp enspsouth africa has a long tradition of using plants for medicinal purposes some of these such as aloe ferox sutherlandia frutescens and kiggelaria africana have been studied as sources of

Pdf Preliminary Screening Of Some Traditional Zulu

2020128ensp enspaqueous and methanolic extracts from different parts of nine traditional zulu medicinal plants of the vitaceae from kwazulunatal south africa were evaluated for therapeutic potential as antiinflammatory and antimicrobial agents of the twentynine crude extracts assayed for prostaglandin synthesis inhibitors only five methanolic extracts of cyphostemma natalitiumroot rhoicissus

South African Food And Medicinal Plant Extracts As

2015322ensp enspmany south african plants are used as both foods and traditional medicines for the treatment of diarrhoea and dysentery a survey of edible plants for natu sixty six extracts from 29 plant species were investigated for the ability to inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi associated with food spoilage and food poisoning

Trees For Coastal Areas Trees Sa Trees South Africa

2019211ensp enspsouth africa is known for its beautiful coastline but with this comes quite harsh windy and salt spray conditions for our plants and trees knowing which tree to plant in your area will be the difference between your tree just hanging on for dear life or thriving

Plant Conservation Strategy South African National

Plant conservation strategy south africa is signatory to the convention on biological diversity cbd and is committed to the implementation of a national strategy to conserve plants that aligns with the global strategy for plant conservation gspc

African Traditional Medicine South African

2018920ensp enspafrican traditional medicine atm has been used by african populations for the treatment of diseases long before the advent of orthodox medicine and continues to carry a part of the burden of health for the majority of the population south africa as a member state of the world health organisation has been set on the path of institutionalising african traditional medicine

Full Text Medicinal Plants With Antiinflammatory

Many south africans consult traditional healers who administer plant preparations to treat various disease conditions including inflammatory diseases 5253 reports showed that there were about 200000 traditional healers practicing in south africa in 1995 compared to 25000 orthodox doctors 54 hypoxis hemerocallidea is one of the medicinal

African Herbal Medicines In The Treatment Of Hiv

2005531ensp enspin africa herbal medicines are often used as primary treatment for hivaids and for hivrelated problems in general traditional medicines are not well researched and are poorly regulated we review the evidence and safety concerns related to the use of two specific african herbals which are currently recommended by the ministry of health in south africa and member states for use in hiv

Pdf Preliminary Screening Of Some Traditional Zulu

2020128ensp enspaqueous and methanolic extracts from different parts of nine traditional zulu medicinal plants of the vitaceae from kwazulunatal south africa were evaluated for therapeutic potential as antiinflammatory and antimicrobial agents of the twentynine crude extracts assayed for prostaglandin synthesis inhibitors only five methanolic extracts of cyphostemma natalitiumroot rhoicissus

Screening Of Traditional South African Leafy Vegetables

Traditional leafy vegetables are plentiful in south africa and are known to contain antinutrients such as glycosides oxalic acid alkaloids and hydrocyanic acid the presence of antinutrients indicates that the evaluation of antinutritional factors is therefore necessary hutchings et al 1996

Can Coronavirus Be Treated With Plants South

20201124ensp enspsouth africa has a long tradition of using plants for medicinal purposes some of these such as aloe ferox sutherlandia frutescens and kiggelaria africana have been studied as sources of

Indigenous Traditional Knowledge Protection Prospects In

201359ensp enspfor south africas intellectual property framework to protect all types of indigenous traditional knowledge against without the recognition of the indigenous traditional peoples knowledge of the plant and its medicinal properties it can testing under a major screening program the plant yields maytansine which was considered a

South African Medicinal Plant Extracts Active Against

2018327ensp enspsouth africa is a country which has a strong history of traditional healing and hosts a wide biodiversity of approximately 30000 flowering plant species accounting for almost 10 of the worlds higher plant species phytochemical studies of medicinal plants have revealed different classes of natural compounds with several pharmacological

Plant Conservation Strategy South African National

Plant conservation strategy south africa is signatory to the convention on biological diversity cbd and is committed to the implementation of a national strategy to conserve plants that aligns with the global strategy for plant conservation gspc

South African Food And Medicinal Plant Extracts As

2015322ensp enspmany south african plants are used as both foods and traditional medicines for the treatment of diarrhoea and dysentery a survey of edible plants for natu sixty six extracts from 29 plant species were investigated for the ability to inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi associated with food spoilage and food poisoning

Traditional Use Of Medicinal Plants In Southcentral

201354ensp ensptraditional medicine has remained as the most affordable and easily accessible source of treatment in the primary healthcare system of resource poor communities in zimbabwe the local people have a long history of traditional plant usage for medicinal purposes despite the increasing acceptance of traditional medicine in zimbabwe this rich indigenous knowledge is not adequately documented

Validation Of Antimycobacterial Plants Used By

Medicinal plants have always played a significant task within the traditional health care system of south africa moeng estimated that in 1994 between 12 and 15 million or 60 of the people of south africa used medicinal plant remedies from as many as 700 indigenous species the average south african consumer of traditional medicine uses 750 g

Bapedi Traditional Healers In The Limpopo Province

2014110ensp enspbapedi traditional healers play a vital role in the primary health care of rural inhabitants in the limpopo province south africa however literature profiling their social and demographic variables as well as their traditional healing practices is lacking convenience sampling were used to identify and select two traditional healers from 17 municipalities resulting in 34 healers being

Investigating The Safety Of Plants Used In South

In the present study 51 south african plant species were selected on the basis of their use in traditional medicine and crude extracts were sequentially prepared from different dried plant parts using dichloromethane followed by 90 methanol

Screening Of Selected Ethnomedicinal Plants From

This study was initiated to establish whether any south african ethnomedicinal plants indigenous or exotic that have been reported to be used traditionally to repel or kill mosquitoes exhibit effective mosquito larvicidal properties extracts of a selection of plant taxa sourced in south africa were tested for larvicidal properties in an applicable assay

South African Indigenous Plants Catalogue

Acacia caffra gewone haakdoring katdoring common hook thorn cat thorn morutlhare muvundambado umtholo motholo mbvhinyaxihloka acacia caffra senegalia caffra is a very hardy deciduous drought resistant graceful tree with feathery foliage that gives the tree a weeping shape

The Traditional Use Of Southern African Medicinal

Results one hundred and eightyseven southern african plant species are recorded as traditional therapies for bacterial respiratory infections scientific evaluations of 178 plant species were recorded although only 42 of these were selected for screening on the basis of their ethnobotanical uses

South African Medicinal Plant Extracts Active Against

2018327ensp enspsouth africa is a country which has a strong history of traditional healing and hosts a wide biodiversity of approximately 30000 flowering plant species accounting for almost 10 of the worlds higher plant species phytochemical studies of medicinal plants have revealed different classes of natural compounds with several pharmacological

Indigenous Traditional Knowledge Protection Prospects In

201359ensp enspfor south africas intellectual property framework to protect all types of indigenous traditional knowledge against without the recognition of the indigenous traditional peoples knowledge of the plant and its medicinal properties it can testing under a major screening program the plant yields maytansine which was considered a

A Preliminary Inventory Of Plants Traditional Healing

2018321ensp enspinformation on psychoactive plant use was gathered by screening the ethnobotanical literature and interviewing 15 traditional healers on their use and prescription of plants for psychoactive purposes in south africa this information was subsequently compiled into an inventory the inventory lists 306 plants representing 94

Traditional Use Of Medicinal Plants In Southcentral

201354ensp ensptraditional medicine has remained as the most affordable and easily accessible source of treatment in the primary healthcare system of resource poor communities in zimbabwe the local people have a long history of traditional plant usage for medicinal purposes despite the increasing acceptance of traditional medicine in zimbabwe this rich indigenous knowledge is not adequately documented

Validation Of Antimycobacterial Plants Used By

Medicinal plants have always played a significant task within the traditional health care system of south africa moeng estimated that in 1994 between 12 and 15 million or 60 of the people of south africa used medicinal plant remedies from as many as 700 indigenous species the average south african consumer of traditional medicine uses 750 g

Phytochemical Studies And Antioxidant Activity Of Two

2012413ensp enspin south africa there is a rapid proliferation of the consumption of plant based decoctions by hiv infected people herbal preparations are cheap and simple hence they remain a hope for the infected people who cannot access the government sponsored antiretroviral programmes 3

Screening Of Medicinal Plants Used In South African

2003720ensp ensptherefore thorough screening for potential harmful genotoxic effects of plants used in traditional medicine is recommended before longterm usage is entered into acknowledgements the authors thank m light research centre for plant growth and development university of natal pietermaritzburg south africa for collection of plant material and