Ethnobotanical study of antimalarial plants in Shinile District, Somali Region, Ethiopia, and in vivo evaluation of selected ones against Plasmodium berghei.

@article{Mesfin2012EthnobotanicalSO,
  title={Ethnobotanical study of antimalarial plants in Shinile District, Somali Region, Ethiopia, and in vivo evaluation of selected ones against Plasmodium berghei.},
  author={Akalu Mesfin and Mirutse Giday and Abebe Animut and Tilahun Teklehaymanot},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={139 1},
  pages={
          221-7
        }
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE The study documented medicinal plants that are traditionally used for treatment of malaria in Shinile District, eastern Ethiopia, and evaluated selected medicinal plants for their antiplasmodial activities against Plasmodium berghei. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was conducted in four kebeles of Shinile District, Somali Region, Ethiopia. A total of 15 traditional healers were sampled based on recommendations of local elders and administrators. Specimens of the… CONTINUE READING
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