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In vitro antileishmanial activity and phytochemical analysis of Carissa edulis against Leishmania major

@article{Njau2017InVA,
  title={In vitro antileishmanial activity and phytochemical analysis of Carissa edulis against Leishmania major},
  author={Virginia N. Njau and E. Maina and C. Anjili and J. Ingonga and Joan C Koech and H. Kariuki and P. Ngure},
  journal={The African Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics},
  year={2017},
  volume={5}
}
Background: However, there is need to carry out scientific studies in order to confirm the medicinal properties of many plants used traditionally. Carissa edulis Forskk. (Gentiales: Apocynaceae) used by local communities for the treatment of various diseases has showed antiviral, antibacterial and antiprotozoal properties although there are no studies demonstrating its antileishmanial activity. Objective: To investigate in vitro antileishmanial activity of extracts of Carissa edulis on… Expand