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Phytochemical study of Rhoicissus tomentosa
(University of the Western Cape, 2008)
This investigation focused on Rhoicissus tomentosa, belonging to the family, Vitaceae in an attempt to assess the phytochemistry of this plant which is widely used by traditional healers in South Africa to ensure the safe ...
Screening extracts of indigenous South African plants for the presence of anti-cancer compounds
(University of the Western Cape, 2006)
Early man dabbled with the use of plant extracts to cure ailments. This practice has been passed down from generation to generation and today more than 50% of the world'sdrugs are natural products or derivatives thereof. ...
The extraction, purification and evaluation of compounds from the leaves of Leonotis Leonorus for anticonvulsant activity
(University of the Western Cape, 2002)
The aim of this study is to isolate and evaluate the anticonvulsant components from the leaves of Leonotis leonorus (L) R.aR. and to see if there is any change in activity with the origin of the plant material and I or the ...
Pharmacological evaluation of some central nervous system effects of Cotyledon Orbiculata
(University of the Western Cape, 2005)
The use of traditional medicine through the use of medicinal plants in Africa and especially in South Africa has long been considered an important characteristic of people's daily lives and socio-cultural heritage. Cotyledon ...