Antimalarial and cytotoxic activities of ethnopharmacologically selected medicinal plants from South Vietnam.

@article{NguyenPouplin2007AntimalarialAC,
  title={Antimalarial and cytotoxic activities of ethnopharmacologically selected medicinal plants from South Vietnam.},
  author={Julie Nguyen-Pouplin and Hop Tran and Hung A. Tran and Tuyet Anh Phan and Christiane Dolecek and Jeremy Farrar and Tinh Hien Tran and Philippe Caron and Bernard Bodo and Philippe Grellier},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2007},
  volume={109 3},
  pages={417-27}
}
Malaria is a major global public health problem and the alarming spread of drug resistance and limited number of effective drugs now available underline how important it is to discover new antimalarial compounds. An ethnopharmacological investigation was undertaken of medicinal plants traditionally used to treat malaria in the South Vietnam. Forty-nine plants were identified, 228 extracts were prepared and tested for their in vitro activity against Plasmodium falciparum, and assessed for any… CONTINUE READING