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sophora exigua

Antioxidant and antimalarial properties of Sophora exigua Craib. root extract in Plasmodium berghei-infected mice

March 24, 2021 - 14:11 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Kaewdana K, Chaniad P, Jariyapong P, Phuwajaroanpong A, Punsawad C
Reference: 
Trop Med Health. 2021 Mar 19;49(1):24

Sophora exigua Craib. is commonly used in Thailand to reduce fever and increase postpartum breast milk production in women who have hypogalactia. However, there has been no report on the antioxidant and antimalarial properties of this plant. This study aimed to investigate the antioxidant and antimalarial activities of S. exigua root extract and to evaluate its acute toxicity in mice to confirm its safety.

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