Ethnobotanical survey and in vitro antiplasmodial activity of plants used in traditional medicine in Burkina Faso.

@article{Sanon2003EthnobotanicalSA,
  title={Ethnobotanical survey and in vitro antiplasmodial activity of plants used in traditional medicine in Burkina Faso.},
  author={Souleymane Sanon and Evelyne Ollivier and Nadine Azas and Val{\'e}rie Mahiou and Monique Gasquet and Cheick T Ouattara and Issa N{\'e}bi{\'e} and Alfred S. Traor{\'e} and F. Esposito and Guy Balansard and Pierre Timon-David and Francis Fumoux},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2003},
  volume={86 2-3},
  pages={
          143-7
        }
}
In Burkina Faso, most people in particular, in rural areas, use traditional medicine and medicinal plants to treat usual diseases. In the course of new antimalarial compounds, an ethnobotanical survey has been conducted in different regions. Seven plants, often cited by traditional practitioners and not chemically investigated, have been selected for an antiplasmodial screening: Pavetta crassipes (K. Schum), Acanthospermum hispidum (DC), Terminalia macroptera (Guill. et Perr), Cassia siamea… CONTINUE READING

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