Composition And Antimalarial Activity In Vitro Of The Essential Oil Of Tetradenia Riparia

Malaria

Key Findings

Moderate antimalarial activities were recorded against two strains of Plasmodium falciparum. The main constituents were alpha-terpineol (22.6%), fenchone (13.6%), beta-fenchyl alcohol (10.7%), beta-caryophyllene (7.9%), and perillyl alcohol (6.0%).

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Link: Composition And Antimalarial Activity In Vitro Of The Essential Oil Of Tetradenia Riparia

Year: 1997


Ratings

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Malaria — 1


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Drugs Used

An essential oil containing beta-caryophyllene (7.9%) from Tetradenia riparia