D.W. Gakuya, P.M.F. Mbithi and N.K.R. Musimba (2000). Preliminary study of three medicinal plants used as antihelmintics for livestock in Kibwezi and Tunyo divisions of Makueni and Marakwet districts, Kenya. Kenya Vet. Journal 24 pp. 81-93.

Citation:
PROF. MBITHI PMF. "D.W. Gakuya, P.M.F. Mbithi and N.K.R. Musimba (2000). Preliminary study of three medicinal plants used as antihelmintics for livestock in Kibwezi and Tunyo divisions of Makueni and Marakwet districts, Kenya. Kenya Vet. Journal 24 pp. 81-93.". In: 4th TICH Annual Scientific Conference Kisumu, Kenya. AWC and FES; 2000.

Abstract:

Three preliminary experiments were conducted to determine the efficacy of three medicinal plants used as anthelmintics in humans and livestock in Kibwezi and Tunyo divisions of Makueni and Marakwet District respectively. At double the dosage used traditionally, powdered Albizia anthelmintica, fresh Maerua ssubcordata, powdered M. Edulis, fresh M. edulis and fresh albizia anthelmintica had a percentage faecal egg count reduction of 55.4, 51.4, 49.4, 16.2 and 13.5 percent respectively.

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