African Journal of
Pharmacy and Pharmacology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0816
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPP
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 2272

Short Communication

Antibacterial and antifungal activities of the crude extracts from the stem of Chenopodium ambrosioides Linn., an indiginous medicinal plant

Hameed Shah
  • Hameed Shah
  • Institute of Chemical Sciences, University of Peshawar, Pakistan.
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  •  Published: 28 February 2014


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