Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 11th, 2003
"Cassia singueana (Family: Fabaceae) is used in northern Nigeria for the treatment of acute malaria attack," researchers in that country explained.
B. Adzu and colleagues at the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development in Abuja "investigated the activities of the methanol extract of the root bark of this plant against rodent plasmodial infection, nociception, pyrexia and inflammation in mice and rats."
"The studies were carried out using acetic acid-induced writhing, hot plate algesia, rodent plasmodia (Plasmodium berghei) in...
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