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Title Traditional medicinal plants and malaria / edited by Merlin Willcox, Gerard Bodeker and Philippe Rasoanaivo
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2004
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Description 1 online resource (431 pages) : illustrations
Series Traditional herbal medicines for modern times ; v. 4
Traditional herbal medicines for modern times ; v. 4
Contents Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Contributors; Series Preface; Foreword; Introduction; 1 Malaria Control in Africa and the Role of Traditional Medicine; 2 Cinchona; 3 Artemisia annua as a Traditional Herbal Antimalarial; 4 Changshan (Dichroa febrifuga)-Ancient Febrifuge and Modern Antimalarial: Lessons for Research from a Forgotten Tale; 5 Ayush-64; 6 Neem (Azadirachta indica); 7 Malarial-5: Development of an Antimalarial Phytomedicine in Mali; 8 Cryptolepis sanguinolenta; 9 Strychnos myrtoides: A Case Study of a Chemosensitising Medicinal Plant
Summary The first ever book to be published on this subject, Traditional Medicinal Plants and Malaria explores the evidence for the safety and efficacy of these traditional medicines, and presents practical guidelines to assist researchers designing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Antimalarials.
Malaria -- drug therapy.
Medicine, Traditional.
Phytotherapy -- methods.
Plants, Medicinal.
Tropical Medicine -- methods.
Herbs -- Therapeutic use.
Traditional medicine -- Tropics
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Contagious.
Herbs -- Therapeutic use.
MEDICAL -- Infectious Diseases.
Traditional medicine.
Form Electronic book
Author Bodeker, Gerard.
Rasanavo, Philippe.
Willcox, Merlin.
ISBN 0203502329