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Title: Abortifacient plants of the Buea region, their participation in the sexuality of adolescent girls
Authors: Noumi, Emmanuel
Djeumen, Claudette
Keywords: Abortifacient activity;Medicinal plants;Buea region;Cameroon
Issue Date: Jul-2007
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. Cl.⁸: A61K36/00, A61P15/00, A61P15/06, A61P33/02
Abstract: A survey carried out on 297 teenage girls from four different high schools show that 43.7% cases of abortion were done using some of 24 plant species belongings to 16 families. Within 1996 and 1998, 85 cases of provoked abortion were registered in the surgical service of the district hospital in Buea. With 63.2% cases of plant elements diversified side effects resulting from these abortion were equally registered.
Page(s): 502-507
ISSN: 0972-5938
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.06(3) [July 2007]

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