Antimalarial Activity of the Fractions from Ethanol Extract of Strychnos ligustrina Blume. Wood

Conclusion: Extractive substances of S. ligustrina wood were very potential sources for natural antimalarial drugs. Fractionation ethanol extract of S. ligustrina wood produced fraction F3 and F4 were very active in inhibiting the growth of P. falciparum. These results strongly suggested that F3 and F4 of S. ligustrina wood were potential sources for antimalarial agents. For future development, it is neccesary for further studies to obtain the antimalarial active compounds from fraction F3 and F4 as an alternative new malaria drugs as well as material alternative drug combinations with artemisinin to get the optimal treatment of malarial.
Source: Research Journal of Medicinal Plant - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

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