In vitro anti trypanosomal activity of some medicinal plants used in the treatment of trypanosomosis in Northern Nigeria

@inproceedings{Wurochekke2004InVA,
  title={In vitro anti trypanosomal activity of some medicinal plants used in the treatment of trypanosomosis in Northern Nigeria},
  author={Au Wurochekke and Andrew Jonathan Nok},
  year={2004}
}
  • Au Wurochekke, Andrew Jonathan Nok
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • The in vitro trypanocidal activity of 13 medicinal plants used by local herdsmen in Northern Nigeria for the treatment of trypanosomosis was investigated. Forty-four different extracts prepared from the 13 plants were screened for in vitro activity against Trypanosoma brucei brucei . Four of the extracts showed activity against the parasite at minimum concentration of 8.3 mg/ml of blood. Key Words: Medicinal plants, Trypanosomosis, Trypanosoma brucei brucei African Journal of Biotechnology Vol… CONTINUE READING

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