Journal of Parasitology Research / 2019 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Antimalarial Efficacy and Toxicological Assessment of Extracts of Some Ghanaian Medicinal Plants

Table 1

Plants selected for the study and their traditional uses.

Botanical nameFamilyLocal nameEthnomedical useParts collectedYield (%)

Paspalum scrobiculatumPoaceaeStar grassAnimal feed and substrateSpikelets5.7
Bidens pilosaAsteraceaeNyamaradzaStomach troublesLeaves and twigs6.2
Acridocarpus alternifolius MalpighiaceaePapaoBacterial infectionsLeaves14.3
Clappertonia ficifolia TriticeaeSahomiaLiver malfunctionLeaves6.3
Mitragyna ciliataRubiaceaeSubaha akoriFeverLeaves and twigs7.5
Parinari congensisChrysobalanaceaeKrenkuStomach ache and feverStem bark11.1
Monanthotaxis caffra AnnonaceaeNtetekonFeverLeaves and twigs6.1
Datura stramoniumSolanaceaeApple of PeruEar problem and cancerLeaves and twigs6.6
Faurea speciosa ProteaceaeSetingo sebariMalariaLeaves and twigs5.8
Syzygium guineenseMyrtaceaeSenzaAntimicrobial and antifungiLeaves7.4
Croton penduliflorus HutchEuphorbiaceaeNyamaradzaBody painsLeaves and twigs7.0

Antiplasmodial activity reports exist in literature. Extract yield based on dry-powdered plant material.

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