Antiplasmodial activity of plant extracts used in west African traditional medicine.

@article{Mustofa2000AntiplasmodialAO,
  title={Antiplasmodial activity of plant extracts used in west African traditional medicine.},
  author={Mustofa and Alexis Valentin and Françoise Benoit-Vical and Yves P{\'e}lissier and D Kon{\'e}-Bamba and Mich{\`e}le Malli{\'e}},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2000},
  volume={73 1-2},
  pages={145-51}
}
Five plants originating from Ivory Coast were selected after an ethnobotanical survey, Alchornea cordifolia, Mitragyna inermis, Nauclea diderrichii, Pterocarpus santalinoides, and Terminalia glaucescens. Traditional healers for the treatment of malaria commonly used these plants. Extracts of these plants were tested on three strains of Plasmodium falciparum, FcB1-Colombia and FcM29-Cameroon (chloroquine-resistant strains) and a Nigerian chloroquine-sensitive strain. Extracts were obtained by… CONTINUE READING