Composition and anti-plasmodial activities of essential oils from some Cameroonian medicinal plants.

@article{Boyom2003CompositionAA,
  title={Composition and anti-plasmodial activities of essential oils from some Cameroonian medicinal plants.},
  author={Fabrice Fekam Boyom and Vincent Ngouana and Paul Henri Amvam Zollo and Chantal Menut and Jean Marie Bessi{\`e}re and Jiri Gut and Philip J. Rosenthal},
  journal={Phytochemistry},
  year={2003},
  volume={64 7},
  pages={1269-75}
}
In a search for new plant-derived biologically active compounds against malaria parasites, five essential oils extracted from the Cameroonian plants Xylopia phloiodora, Pachypodanthium confine, Antidesma laciniatum, Xylopia aethiopica, and Hexalobus crispiflorus were evaluated in regard to their anti-plasmodial activity against the W2 strain of Plasmodium falciparum. The oils were obtained from the plants with 0.12, 0.13, 0.18, 0.6 and 0.1% yields (relatively to dried material weight… CONTINUE READING
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