Medicinal & Aromatic Plants

Medicinal & Aromatic Plants
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0412

Nkongmeneck BA

Millennium Ecological Museum, S/C PO. Box. 812 Yaounde, Cameroon

  • Special Issue Article   
    Treatment of Diabetes and/or Hypertension Using Medicinal Plants in Cameroon
    Author(s): Tsabang N*, Yedjou CG, Tsambang LWD, Tchinda AT, Donfagsiteli N, Agbor GA, Tchounwou PBB and Nkongmeneck BA

    Medicinal plants have served as valuable starting materials for drug development in both developing and developed countries. Today, more than 80% of the people living in Africa were depended on medicinal plants based medicines to satisfy their healthcare needs. The main goal of the present study was to collect and document information on herbal remedies traditionally used for the treatment of diabetes and/or hypertension in Cameroon. To reach this objective, data were collected from 328 patients who have been diagnosed at least once by a physician as diabetics and/or hypertension patients. One hundred and eighty two (182) among them took for a period of 10 days different varieties of medicinal plants which were prepared in form of decoction, maceration and infusion and administered orally twice or three times daily. A.. Read More»

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