Browsing Faculty of Natural Sciences by Author "Burger, Andries"
Mugabo, Pierre; Obikeze, Kenechukwu; Njagi, Angela; Burger, Andries; Dietrich, Danielle; Green, Ivan (Open Access Science Research Publisher, 2012)Crinum macowanii has been used extensively in traditional medicines for treatment of various illnesses such as oedema and ‘heart disease’. Previous studies of the crude bulb extracts on Langendorff perfused isolated rat ...
Mugabo, Pierre; Khan, Fatima; Burger, Andries (Open Access Science Research Publisher, 2012)The use the aqueous decoction of Leonotis leonurus (L. leonurus) (Ll) R. Br. (Lamiaceae) in the treatment of hypertension (HPT) in traditional medicine is well documented. The effect of the aqueous extract of LI on the ...
Inorganic ions in leonotis leonurus extract do not explain changes in isolated Wistar rat heart function Burger, Andries; Mugabo, Pierre; Henkel, Ralf; Green, Ivan (Open Access Science Research Publisher, 2011)Leonotis leonurus (L. leonurus) R. Br (Lamiaceae) is used by healers in South Africa. The present study was conducted to determine if the L. leonurus effect on isolated rat heart is due to ionic changes in the perfusion fluid.