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Advanced Techniques in Biology & Medicine

Advanced Techniques in Biology & Medicine
Open Access

ISSN: 2379-1764

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Gervason Moriasi

Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology & Biotechnology, School of Pure and Applied Sciences, Kenyatta University, Kenya

Publications
  • Research Article   
    In Vitro Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidant and Qualitative Phytochemical Evaluation of the Phytexponent Preparation of Selected Plants
    Author(s): Gervason Moriasi*, Elias Nelson and Epaphrodite Twahirwa

    Oxidative stress is a critical etiologic factor and driver of inflammatory responses, witnessed in chronic and persistent conditions. The current anti-oxidative stress and anti-inflammatory drugs are associated with detrimental effects, high dependence, high costs, inaccessibility, among other drawbacks; therefore, a need for alternatives is imperative. Despite the remarkable potential of medicinal plants, there are scanty empirical studies on their pharmacologic efficacy. The Phytexponent is an alcoholic polyherbal preparation of Allium sativum, Triticum repens, Echinacea purpurea, Viola tricolor and Matricaria chamomilla. In complementary medicine, the Phytexponent is used to boost immunity, to treat inflammatory disorders, oxidative stress, blood pressure, diabetes, stress/depression, among other conditions. However, there is no sufficient scientific data to suppo.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2379-1764.21.9.277

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