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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2015, Article ID 617607, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/617607
Research Article

Preliminary Phytochemical Screening and Biological Activities of Bulbine abyssinica Used in the Folk Medicine in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Medicinal Plants and Economic Development (MPED) Research Centre, Department of Botany, University of Fort Hare, Alice 5700, South Africa

Received 2 July 2015; Revised 2 September 2015; Accepted 20 September 2015

Academic Editor: Nunziatina De Tommasi

Copyright © 2015 Cromwell Mwiti Kibiti and Anthony Jide Afolayan. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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