Preliminary Studies on Piliostigma thonningii Schum Leaf Extract: Phytochemical Screening and in vitro Antimalarial Activity

Different parts of Piliostigma thonningii Scum (Caesalpinioideae) have been used medicinally. The roots and twigs have been used locally in the treatment of dysentery, fever, respiratory ailments, snake bites, hookworm and skin infections in Eastern Nigeria. The leaf extracts have been used for various ethnomedicinal purposes including the treatment of malaria all over Eastern Nigeria.…
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