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Evaluation of the Antiplasmodial Properties of Namibian Medicinal Plant Species, Moringa ovalifolia

Conclusion: M. ovalifolia extracts exhibited moderate antiplasmodial properties in vitro and have potential as antimalarials. These findings provide a basis for further investigation into their phytochemistry as well as in vivo studies on their safety and efficacy to support their use as an alternative treatment for malaria.
Source: Research Journal of Medicinal Plant - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

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Source: Journal of Parasitic Diseases - Category: Parasitology Source Type: research
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Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
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Source: Malaria Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Methodology Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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