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Analgesic Activity of Conyza Floribunda Extracts in Swiss Albino Mice
Traditional medicine still plays an important role in managing infections especially in Africa. Extracts of Conyza floribunda Kunth are used to treat sore throat, ringworm and other skin related infections, toothache and ...
A Review Pesticidal Activity of Essential Oils against Sitophilus oryzae, Sitophilus granaries and Sitophilus Zeamais
(IOSR Journals, 2022-04)
Infestation of cereals in storage by Sitophilus oryzae, Sitophilus granaries and Sitophilus Zeamais lead to great food loses in Sub-Saharan Africa. Some of the synthetic pesticides which are available are non-biodegradable ...
A Review of Biological Activities and Phytochemistry of Rhus Species
The genus Rhus (family: Anacardiaceae, order: Sapindales) consists of more than 250 species distributed in the tropics, subtropics and temperate regions. Traditionally, extracts and products from Rhus species are regarded ...
Repellent Properties of Compounds and Blends from Nigella sativa Seeds Against Anopheles gambiae
(Scientific & Academic Publishing, 2020-02)
Malaria, transmitted to humans by the bites of infected Anopheles mosquitoes is a public health concern. Some available repellents against the insect have adverse effects on humans and environment. This study determined ...
Chemical composition and repellency of Nigella sativa L. seed essential oil against Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto
Malaria which is caused by the Plasmodium parasite and transmitted through bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes is an important public health concern in Africa. Insect repellents are commercially available but ...