Antiplasmodial and antipyretic effects of ethanol root extract and fractions of Setaria megaphylla (Steud) T. Dur and Schinz (Poaceae)

@inproceedings{Udobang2017AntiplasmodialAA,
  title={Antiplasmodial and antipyretic effects of ethanol root extract and fractions of Setaria megaphylla (Steud) T. Dur and Schinz (Poaceae)},
  author={John Akpan Udobang and Jude Efiom Okokon and Augustine Ini Lawrence Bassey},
  year={2017}
}
Interest towards scientific investigation of plants used in traditional medicine to treat diseases such as malaria, fevers and pain has been rekindled and renewed with tremendous vigour. The Ibibio people in Southern Nigeria have for ages been using different plants and their parts to treat malaria and other fevers even in the face of available conventional drugs. The use of Setaria megaphylla (S. megaphylla) has been done without much documentation[1]. S. megaphylla is an erect perennial broad… CONTINUE READING

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