Can ethnopharmacology contribute to the development of antimalarial agents?

@article{Phillipson1991CanEC,
  title={Can ethnopharmacology contribute to the development of antimalarial agents?},
  author={J. David Phillipson and Colin W. Wright},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={1991},
  volume={32 1-3},
  pages={155-65}
}
The resistance of Plasmodium falciparum, the cause of tertian malaria, to synthetic antimalarials, together with the resistance of the vector mosquitoes to insecticides, has resulted in a resurgence in the use of quinine and a search for new antimalarial agents. In recent years, artemisinin, isolated from Artemisia annua which is used in Chinese traditional medicine for the treatment of malaria, has proved to be effective in the treatment of cerebral malaria due to chloroquine-resistant strains… CONTINUE READING
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