In vitro anti-plasmodial activity of three herbal remedies for malaria in Ghana: Adenia cissampeloides (Planch.) Harms., Termina liaivorensis A. Chev, and Elaeis guineensis Jacq

@inproceedings{Annan2012InVA,
  title={In vitro anti-plasmodial activity of three herbal remedies for malaria in Ghana: Adenia cissampeloides (Planch.) Harms., Termina liaivorensis A. Chev, and Elaeis guineensis Jacq},
  author={Kofi A. Annan and Kwame Sarpong and Cephas Asare and Ra Dickson and KI. Amponsah and Ben E. Gyan and Michael Ofori and SY. Gbedema},
  booktitle={Pharmacognosy research},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Herbal remedies of Adenia cissampeloides, Terminalia ivorensis, and Elaeis guineensis among others have been used in Ghana for the treatment of various ailments including malaria. However, most of these remedies have not been scientifically investigated. OBJECTIVE This study, therefore, seeks to investigate the anti-plasmodial activity of these plants. MATERIALS AND METHODS The ethanolic extracts of A. cissampeloides stem, T. ivorensis stem bark, and E. guineensis leaves were… CONTINUE READING

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