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Ethnopharmacological communication: In vitro and in vivo antimalarial and cytotoxic activity of five plants used in congolese traditional medicine

June 4, 2010 - 07:18 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
M. Lusakibanza, G. Mesia, G. Tona, S. Karemere, A. Lukuka, M. Tits, L. Angenot, M. Frédérich
Reference: 
Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 129, Issue 3, 16 June 2010, Pages 398-402

The growth inhibition of Plasmodium falciparum strains was evaluated using the measurement of lactate dehydrogenase activity.

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Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies in herbal markets in southern Ghana

November 26, 2009 - 07:20 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Alex Asase, Gloria Oppong-Mensah.
Reference: 
Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 126, Issue 3, 10 December 2009, Pages 492-499, doi:10.1016/j.jep.2009.09.008

Ethnopharmacological relevance. Although traditional antimalarial plant remedies in herbal markets are a very important component of the health care system in Ghana this has not been previously studied to allow for the formulation of effective strategy for malaria control in Ghana. Aim of study The main objective of the present study was to collect and analyse data on the antimalarial plant remedies in herbal markets in southern Ghana.

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