M J Moshi

Summary

Affiliation: Dar es Salaam
Country: Tanzania

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diterpenoids from the roots of Croton macrostachys
    M C Kapingu
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Phytochemistry 54:767-70. 2000
  2. pmc Antimicrobial activity, acute toxicity and cytoprotective effect of Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore extract in a rat ethanol-HCl gastric ulcer model
    Mainen J Moshi
    Department of Biological and Preclinical Studies, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P, O, Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Res Notes 7:91. 2014
  3. pmc A study of antimicrobial activity, acute toxicity and cytoprotective effect of a polyherbal extract in a rat ethanol-HCl gastric ulcer model
    Emmanuel E Haule
    Department of Biological and Preclinical Studies, Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P, O, Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Res Notes 5:546. 2012
  4. pmc Ethnomedicine of the Kagera Region, north western Tanzania. Part 3: plants used in traditional medicine in Kikuku village, Muleba District
    Mainen J Moshi
    Department of Biological and Preclinical Studies, Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 8:14. 2012
  5. pmc Larvicidal, antimicrobial and brine shrimp activities of extracts from Cissampelos mucronata and Tephrosia villosa from coast region, Tanzania
    Ramadhani S O Nondo
    Department of Biological and Pre Clinical Studies, Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences MUHAS, P, O, Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:33. 2011
  6. pmc Ethnomedicine of the Kagera Region, north western Tanzania. Part 2: The medicinal plants used in Katoro Ward, Bukoba District
    Mainen J Moshi
    Department of Biological and Preclinical Studies, Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 6:19. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Brine shrimp toxicity of some plants used as traditional medicines in Kagera Region, north western Tanzania
    M J Moshi
    Department of Biological and Preclinical Studies, Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Tanzan J Health Res 12:63-7. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial and brine shrimp toxicity of some plants used in traditional medicine in Bukoba District, north-western Tanzania
    M J Moshi
    Department of Biological and Preclinical Studies, Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P O Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Tanzan J Health Res 11:23-8. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of Phyllanthus amarus aqueous extract on blood glucose in non-insulin dependent diabetic patients
    M J Moshi
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, MUCHS, Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Phytother Res 15:577-80. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Medicinal plants used by Tanzanian traditional healers in the management of Candida infections
    D K B Runyoro
    Department of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, P O Box 65013, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    J Ethnopharmacol 106:158-65. 2006

Collaborators

  • Z H Mbwambo
  • Emmanuel E Haule
  • Ramadhani S O Nondo
  • D K B Runyoro
  • Ester M Innocent
  • Abdul W Kidukuli
  • Matobola J Mihale
  • Paul Erasto
  • M C Kapingu
  • O D Ngassapa
  • M I N Matee
  • C C Joseph
  • D Guillaume
  • F C Uliso
  • R L Mahunnah

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Diterpenoids from the roots of Croton macrostachys
    M C Kapingu
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Phytochemistry 54:767-70. 2000
    ....
  2. pmc Antimicrobial activity, acute toxicity and cytoprotective effect of Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore extract in a rat ethanol-HCl gastric ulcer model
    Mainen J Moshi
    Department of Biological and Preclinical Studies, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P, O, Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Res Notes 7:91. 2014
    ..A decoction of Crassocephallum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore (Asteraceae) is used in Kagera Region to treat peptic ulcers. This study seeks to evaluate an aqueous ethanol extract of aerial parts of the plant for safety and efficacy...
  3. pmc A study of antimicrobial activity, acute toxicity and cytoprotective effect of a polyherbal extract in a rat ethanol-HCl gastric ulcer model
    Emmanuel E Haule
    Department of Biological and Preclinical Studies, Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P, O, Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Res Notes 5:546. 2012
    ..This study reports on the phytochemical profile and some biological activities of the individual plant extracts and a combination of extracts of the five plants...
  4. pmc Ethnomedicine of the Kagera Region, north western Tanzania. Part 3: plants used in traditional medicine in Kikuku village, Muleba District
    Mainen J Moshi
    Department of Biological and Preclinical Studies, Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 8:14. 2012
    ..This study, the sixth of an ongoing series, reports on the medicinal plants that are used at Kikuku village, Muleba District...
  5. pmc Larvicidal, antimicrobial and brine shrimp activities of extracts from Cissampelos mucronata and Tephrosia villosa from coast region, Tanzania
    Ramadhani S O Nondo
    Department of Biological and Pre Clinical Studies, Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences MUHAS, P, O, Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:33. 2011
    ..In this study, extracts from the roots and aerial parts of C. mucronata and extracts from leaves, fruits, twigs and roots of T. villosa were evaluated for larvicidal activity, brine shrimps toxicity and antimicrobial activity...
  6. pmc Ethnomedicine of the Kagera Region, north western Tanzania. Part 2: The medicinal plants used in Katoro Ward, Bukoba District
    Mainen J Moshi
    Department of Biological and Preclinical Studies, Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 6:19. 2010
    ..This study, the second in an ongoing series, reports on the medicinal plant species used in Katoro ward, Bukoba District, and tries to use the literature to establish proof of the therapeutic claims...
  7. ncbi request reprint Brine shrimp toxicity of some plants used as traditional medicines in Kagera Region, north western Tanzania
    M J Moshi
    Department of Biological and Preclinical Studies, Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Tanzan J Health Res 12:63-7. 2010
    ..Picralima nitida and Rubus rigidus extracts are mildly toxic, but by comparison have a remote possibility to yield active anticancer compounds...
  8. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial and brine shrimp toxicity of some plants used in traditional medicine in Bukoba District, north-western Tanzania
    M J Moshi
    Department of Biological and Preclinical Studies, Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P O Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Tanzan J Health Res 11:23-8. 2009
    ..The seemingly innocuous nature and relatively good antibacterial activity against skin infections and gastrointestinal pathogenic bacteria support the traditional uses of the plants and deserve more detailed studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of Phyllanthus amarus aqueous extract on blood glucose in non-insulin dependent diabetic patients
    M J Moshi
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, MUCHS, Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Phytother Res 15:577-80. 2001
    ..We conclude that 1 week treatment with the aqueous extract of Phyllanthus amarus was incapable of lowering both FBG and postprandial blood glucose in untreated NIDDM patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Medicinal plants used by Tanzanian traditional healers in the management of Candida infections
    D K B Runyoro
    Department of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, P O Box 65013, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    J Ethnopharmacol 106:158-65. 2006
    ..The task that remains is to screen extracts prepared from these plants and perform a bioassay-guided fractionation of the active extracts so as to isolate the active compounds from these plants...
  11. ncbi request reprint Current and future prospects of integrating traditional and alternative medicine in the management of diseases in Tanzania
    M J Moshi
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Tanzan Health Res Bull 7:159-67. 2005
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Some pharmacological properties of extracts of Terminalia sericea roots
    M J Moshi
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Institute of Traditional Medicine, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, MUCHS, P O Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    J Ethnopharmacol 97:43-7. 2005
    ..4 (3.5-8.4) to 17.4 (11.4-26.5) microg/ml, while that of cyclophosphamide, a standard anticancer drug, was 16.3 (10.6-25.2) microg/ml. Further work is in progress to isolate and identify active compounds in the extracts...