In vitro antiplasmodial activity of stem and root extracts of Nauclea latifolia S.M. (Rubiaceae).

@article{BenoitVical1998InVA,
  title={In vitro antiplasmodial activity of stem and root extracts of Nauclea latifolia S.M. (Rubiaceae).},
  author={Françoise Benoit-Vical and Alexis Valentin and V Cournac and Yves P{\'e}lissier and Mich{\`e}le Malli{\'e} and J. M. Bastide},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={1998},
  volume={61 3},
  pages={173-8}
}
Aqueous extracts from Nauclea latifolia S.M. (Rubiaceae), a plant commonly used in Ivory Coast by traditional healers for the treatment of malaria, were tested on two strains of Plasmodium faliparum: FcB1-Colombia (chloroquine-resistant) and a Nigerian strain (chloroquine-sensitive). The extracts were obtained from stems and roots of the plant in two forms, infusion and decoction, both methods used by most traditional healers. The in vitro activity of N. latifolia extracts on P. falciparum was… CONTINUE READING
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