Antiplasmodial activity of selected medicinal plants used to treat malaria in Ghana

@article{Komlaga2016AntiplasmodialAO,
  title={Antiplasmodial activity of selected medicinal plants used to treat malaria in Ghana},
  author={Gustav Komlaga and Sandrine Cojean and Rita Akosua Dickson and Mehdi A Beniddir and Soulaf Suyyagh-Albouz and Merlin Lincoln Kwao Mensah and Christian Agyare and Pierre Champy and Philippe Marie Loiseau},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2016},
  volume={115},
  pages={3185-3195}
}
The use of medicinal plants for the treatment of diseases including malaria is commonplace in Ghanaian traditional medicine, though the therapeutic claims for most plants remain unvalidated. Antiplasmodial activity of the aqueous extracts and successively obtained petroleum ether, ethyl acetate and methanol fractions of the whole Phyllanthus fraternus plant, the leaves of Tectona grandis, Terminalia ivorensis and Bambusa vulgaris, and roots of Senna siamea were studied against Plasmodium… CONTINUE READING

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