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Medicinal plants growing in JKUAT

Peter K. Njenga

Medicinal plants growing in JKUAT

natural remedies for good health : a pictorial guide to selected plants of medicinal importance

by Peter K. Njenga

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Published by JKUAT] in [Nairobi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPeter K. Njenga, John K. Muchuku & Josphat Mbogo
ContributionsMuchuku, John K., Mbogo, Josphat
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK99.K39 N58 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 41 p. :
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24563238M
LC Control Number2009333487

  As mentioned further down in the replies, the best contact in the Nairobi area is JKUAT Enterprises Ltd, part of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. Tel: 67 , Cellphone: /, email: [email protected] The contact for the 2-day mushroom growing courses is Patrick kanyi muchiri [03/09/17] Mr. Njogu Nganga, kindly visit the department, 2nd Floor New Science Complex, JKUAT JUJA for further advise on herbal medicine that you have asked about. You will also be advised on plant identification and how to use guide books like "Medicinal Plants of East Africa" 3rd Edition by Prof. Kokwaro UON and a smaller guide by Dr. Peter Njenga of Botany. International Library for Thesis is indexing and publishing world’s all Thesis, Dissertation and Project Works. It includes Ph.D, Post Doc, , , M.D., M.S., D.M., M.B.B.S., , , Graduate and Post Graduate thesis, Diploma and Project Works. It is covering all subjects from every country. International Library for Thesis serves Free Access to readers . In each 2 to 3 hours tell your baby to drink this. It helps to cure fever. In the matter of cold fever for adults take 10 tulsi leaves mix it with original honey. Eat 3 times a day. In the matter respiratory system disorders like bronchitis, influenza, asthma & cough Tulsi is a very useful medicine.


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