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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 ...
Extraction and Demonstration of Uterotonic Activity from the Root of Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
(Zambian Medical Association, 2017-09-14)
The root of Steganotaenia araliacea is used for assisting labour in folk medicine. Recent reports indicate that the root could possess uterotonic substances.The study aimed to evaluate three methods for the extraction of ...
Physiological response of uterine muscle to Steganoteania araliacea in rat models
(RA Publications, 2015-01)
The bark root of Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst (Umbelliferae) nicknamed “herbal pitocin” is used in the traditional circles in Zambia to induce and/or enhance labour. This work was aimed at investigating the contractile ...