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Traditional medicinal plants and malaria

Author: Merlin Willcox; Gerard Bodeker; Philippe Rasanavo
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2004.
Series: Traditional herbal medicines for modern times, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Merlin Willcox; Gerard Bodeker; Philippe Rasanavo
ISBN: 0415301122 9780415301121
OCLC Number: 54371703
Description: 431 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Foreword / David A. Warrell --
Introduction / Gerard Bodeker --
Malaria control in Africa and the role of traditional medicine / Andrew Y. Kitua and Hamisi M. Malebo --
Cinchona / Mark Honigsbaum and Merlin Willcox --
Artemisia annua as a traditional herbal antimalarial / Merlin Willcox [and others] --
Changshan (Dichroa febrifuga) : ancient febrifuge and modern antimalarial : lessons for research from a forgotten tale / Sean Hsiang-lin Lei and Gerard Bodeker --
Ayush-64 / V.P. Sharma --
Neem (Azadirachta indica) / Merlin Willcox and Joanne Chamberlain --
Malarial-5 : development of an antimalarial phytomedicine in Mali / Drissa Diallo [and others] --
Cryptolepis sanguinolenta / Jonathan Addae-Kyereme --
Strychnos myrtoides : a case study of a chemosensitising medicinal / David Ramanitrahasimbola [and others] --
Frequency of use of traditional herbal medicines for the treatment and prevention of malaria : an overview of literature / Merlin Willcox and Gerard Bodeker --
An overview of ethnobotanical studies on plants used for the treatment of malaria / Merlin Willcox, Gemma Burford, and Gerard Bodeker --
The discovery of indigenous febrifuges in the British East Indies, c. 1700-1820 / Mark Harrison --
The Ayurvedic perspective on malaria / P.M. Unnikrishnan [and others] --
Guidelines for ethnobotanical studies on traditional antimalarials / Nina L. Etkin, Maria de Céu de Madureira, and Gemma Burford --
Pharmacological properties of the active constituents of some traditional herbal antimalarials / Colin W. Wright --
Guidelines for the nonclinical evaluation of the efficacy of traditional antimalarials / Philippe Rasoanaivo [and others] --
Models for studying the effects of herbal antimalarials at different stages of the Plasmodium life cycle / Dominique Mazier [and others] --
Guidelines for the preclinical evaluation of the safety of traditional herbal antimalarials / Merlin Willcox [and others] --
An overview of clinical studies on traditional herbal antimalarials / Merlin Willcox and Gerard Bodeker --
Observational methods for assessing traditional antimalarials / Bertrand Graz --
Guidelines for clinical studies on herbal antimalarials / Merline Willcox and Idowu Olanrewaju --
An overview of plants used as insect repellents / Sarah J. Moore and Annick D. Lenglet --
Guidelines for studies on plant-based insect repellents / Sarah J. Moore and RITAM Vector Control Group --
An overview of plants used for malaria vector control / Adebayo A. Gbolade --
Guidelines for studies on plant-based vector control agents / Adebayo A. Gbolade [and others] --
Epilogue : Prospects for the future / Merline Willcox.
Series Title: Traditional herbal medicines for modern times, v. 4.
Responsibility: edited by Merlin Willcox, Gerard Bodeker and Philippe Rasoanaivo.
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