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ISSN Print: 2394-0530, ISSN Online: 2320-3862, NAAS Rating: 3.53

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Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2017, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part E
Plant Derived Antimalarial Agents

Rajandeep Kaur and Harpreet Kaur

Malaria is a serious parasitic disease caused by Plasmodium species and transmitted by female Anopheles mosquito. According to World Malaria Report (WHO 2014), there are approximately 250 million malaria cases and near about 1 million people die each year due to malaria. With the increase levels of malaria parasite drug resistance, the herbal knowledge of indigenous communities for malaria treatment can play an important role in identification of new antimalarial plants that is yet to be discovered. In this review, we have highlighted many of those plants all over the world which are being used for the treatment of mlaria and can be the potential source for the development of new antimalarial drugs.
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How to cite this article:
Rajandeep Kaur and Harpreet Kaur. Plant Derived Antimalarial Agents. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies. 2017; 5(1): 346-363.
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