Affiliation: University of Fort Hare
Country: South Africa
- Maroyi A. Traditional usage, phytochemistry and pharmacology of Croton sylvaticus Hochst. ex C. Krauss. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2017;10:423-429 pubmed publisher..Although studies have confirmed that C.Â sylvaticus has a wide range of bioactives, further research on the exact bioactive molecules and mechanisms of action are required. ..
- Maroyi A. Euclea undulata Thunb.: Review of its botany, ethnomedicinal uses, phytochemistry and biological activities. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2017;10:1030-1036 pubmed publisher..E.Â undulata has a lot of potential as herbal medicine in tropical Africa, and advanced research is required aimed at correlating its medicinal uses with the phytochemistry and pharmacological properties. ..
- Maroyi A. Review of Ethnomedicinal Uses, Phytochemistry and Pharmacological Properties of Euclea natalensis A.DC. Molecules. 2017;22: pubmed publisher..Future studies should focus on the mechanism of biological activities of both crude extracts and chemical compounds from the species, as well as structure-function relationships of bioactive constituents of the species. ..
- Maroyi A. Phytochemical and ethnopharmacological review of Elephantorrhiza goetzei (Harms) Harms. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2017;10:107-113 pubmed publisher..The present review focussing on the biology, traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacological properties of E.Â goetzei has provided preliminary information for further studies on the species. ..
- Maroyi A. Acacia karroo Hayne: Ethnomedicinal uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology of an important medicinal plant in southern Africa. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2017;10:351-360 pubmed publisher..Future research should focus on the mechanisms of action of the different plant parts used as herbal medicines, isolated compounds, their efficacy, toxicity and clinical relevance. ..
- Maroyi A. Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa. J Ethnobiol Ethnomed. 2017;13:43 pubmed publisher..This study also demonstrated the dynamism of traditional ecological knowledge, practices and beliefs of local people demonstrated by the incorporation of exotic plants in their diets and indigenous pharmacopoeia. ..
- Maroyi A. Ximenia caffra Sond. (Ximeniaceae) in sub-Saharan Africa: A synthesis and review of its medicinal potential. J Ethnopharmacol. 2016;184:81-100 pubmed publisher..Therefore, future studies should identify the bioactive components, details of the molecular modes or mechanisms of action, pharmacokinetics and physiological pathways for specific bioactives of X. caffra. ..