J Nat Prod. 1993 Sep; 56(9): 1539-46.
Ethnobotanical drug discovery based on medicine men's trials in the African savanna: screening of east African plants for antimicrobial activity II.
Faculty of Science, Osaka City University, Japan.
Antimicrobial activity of a number of East African plants was evaluated. The plants collected based on information provided by medicine men showed a much higher probability of finding active extracts than the plants collected randomly.