Traditional medicinal plants used in the treatment of malaria and fevers in Papua New Guinea.

@article{Holdsworth1976TraditionalMP,
  title={Traditional medicinal plants used in the treatment of malaria and fevers in Papua New Guinea.},
  author={D. Holdsworth},
  journal={Papua and New Guinea medical journal},
  year={1976},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={142-8}
}
  • D. Holdsworth
  • Published 1976 in Papua and New Guinea medical journal
Plants have been used as traditional medicine in many areas of Papua New Guinea. Over thrity different plants used to treat malaria and fevers have been collected and their uses recorded. Many of the plants taken internally, but few others, are found to contain alkaloids.