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The antihypertentive effect of aqueous extract O Africana leaves
(University of the Western Cape, 2007)
The incidence of cardiovascular diseases, including hypertension, is on the increase worldwide. Medicinal plants played an important role in the treatment of hypertension for centuries. Very few scientific studies have, ...
The effect of Libyan date palm pollen and flax seed on general and specific properties of testicular and breast cancer cells
(University of the Western cape, 2016)
There is increasing concern worldwide by researchers with regards to the assessing of safety and therapeutic consumption of the plants used in traditional medicine. Date palm pollen (DPP) and flax seed have been used ...
Effect of basella alba and hibiscus macranthus on tm4 sertoli cell functions
(University of the Western Cape, 2009)
Basella alba (BA) and Hibiscus macranthus (HM) are used by traditional healers in Cameroon to treat male sexual fertility problems. Previous studies showed that in vivo administration of the leaf extracts of both plants ...
Investigation of some possible mechanisms involved in the anticonvulsant activity of Tulbaghia violacea harv
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
Even though Tulbaghia violacea has been used to treat and manage epilepsy in South Africa by traditional medicine practitioners, no evidence in any literature has shown any scientific scrutiny of the effectiveness of the ...
The effect of nigella sativa oil on male reproductive function in male Wistar rats exposed to an obesogenic diet
(University of Western Cape, 2020)
Obesity is a growing public health concern globally, particularly in developed countries such as the United States (US). More than 30% of Americans are considered obese. In the past 20 years in America, incidence of ...