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vietcong arteannuin B nobel artemisia annua

The Viet-Công, Artemisia annua, arteannuin B and artemisinin

December 30, 2016 - 22:05 -- Pierre Lutgen

Artemisia annua came under the spotlight during the Vietnam War. Viêt-Cong who operated in swamps and rain forests lost more soldiers by mosquito bites than by American bullets. Ho Chi Min turned to China for help. Researchers at the Chinese Institute of Material Medicine had found a region of China that reported no malaria cases, and when they investigated, they discovered that its people drank a decoction of Artemisia annua at the first symptoms of malaria.

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