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The identification of isicakathi and its medicinal use in transkei south africa

, : The identification of isicakathi and its medicinal use in transkei south africa. Bothalia 18(1): 125-130

A study was undertaken in six districts of Transkei. The object of this research was to identify and review the state of knowledge of plants used in the medicine known as 'Isicakathi'. Present utilization of the plants is considered.

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