In Vivo antimalarial activity of aqueous extracts from Kenyan medicinal plants and their Chloroquine (CQ) potentiation effects against a blood‐induced CQ‐resistant rodent parasite in mice

@article{Muregi2007InVA,
  title={In Vivo antimalarial activity of aqueous extracts from Kenyan medicinal plants and their Chloroquine (CQ) potentiation effects against a blood‐induced CQ‐resistant rodent parasite in mice},
  author={Francis W Muregi and Akira Ishih and Tohru Suzuki and Hideto Kino and Teruaki Amano and Gerald M. Mkoji and Toshio Miyase and Mamoru Terada},
  journal={Phytotherapy Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={21}
}
Hot water extracts from eight medicinal plants representing five families, used for malaria treatment in Kenya were screened for their in vivo antimalarial activity in mice against a chloroquine (CQ) resistant Plasmodium berghei NK65, either alone or in combination with CQ. Extracts of three plants, Toddalia asiatica (root bark), Rhamnus prinoides (leaves and root bark) and Vernonia lasiopus (root bark) showed high chemosuppression in the range 51%–75%. Maytenus acuminata, M. heterophylla, M… Expand
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