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Mungai NN, Kibwage IO, Mwangi JW, Guantai AN, Njogu PM, Ongarora DSB. "Isolation, Characterization and Antiplasmodial Activity of Phytochemical Constituents from Monanthotaxis parvifolia (Oliv.) Verdc ssp. kenyensis Verdc." East and Central African Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Submitted;17:87-93.abstract__mungai_et_al._2014.pdf
2015
2013
Karumi EW, Maitai CK, Okalebo FA, Mungai NN, Ndwigah SN, Mutai PC, Mukungu NA. "Anthelmintic and Antibacterial Activity of Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel (Rosaceae)." East and Central African Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2013;16:75-80.
Maitai CK;, Mungai NN. "Human poisoning with plants in Kenya.". 2013. Abstract

Human poisoning with plants is uncommon as often people only eat material known to be non-toxic. In times of food shortage, people are willing to experiment with new plant material such as roots, fruits and mushrooms and this often leads to poisoning. Cooking, a common practice' among humans, often destroys plant poisons. Poisonous plants which cause acute and sub-acute poisoning are well known to the local community where they grow, as the cause-effect relationship is easy to establish, unlike those that cause chronic toxicity. Herbal medicine may cause poisoning, but this is rare particularly among experienced practitioners of herbal medicine. In this article several known poisonous plants in Kenya are briefly discussed.

Mukungu NA, Abuga KO, Mungai NN, Bosire KO, Karumi EW. "Isolation and structural elucidation of compounds from the non-alkaloidal extract of Nicandra physaloides and the antimicrobial activity of withanicandrin." East and Central African Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2013;16:49-53.
2007
2005
C.K. M, Mungai NN. "Human Poisoning with Plants in Kenya." East Cent. Afri. J. Pharm. Sci.. 2005;8(1):10-13.
J.W. M, Mungai NN, Thoithi, G.N., Kibwage IO. "Traditional Herbal Medicine in National Healthcare in Kenya. ." East Cent. Afri. J. Pharm. Sci.. 2005;8(2):22-26.
1997
Mungai NN, Makawiti DW, V.N. K. "Effects on Different Doses and Routes of Administration of Embelin on Testosterone Levels." Phytotherapy Res.. 1997;11:532-534.
1996
1995
Mungai NN. A Potential Male Anti-Fertility Agent-Studies on Dosage Forms. University Of Nairobi; 1995.

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