A REVIEW ON TRADITIONALLY USED ANTI-MALARIAL PLANT DRUGS
Malaria as insect-borne disease is a global problem. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that a large number of people (between 300 to 500 million) are infected with malaria, and more than 2 million people die annually. Malaria is transmitted from man to man through the bite of female Anopheles mosquitoes. Malaria disease is still a major problem in the world. In allopathic system of medicine, the drug used in the treatment of malaria is less effective or either sensitive to drug used for malaria treatment. Most of the world population is going to use plant drugs or herbal medicines for treatment of malaria. Hence it is needed to explore natural source drug for malaria, because the drugs have less side effects, low cost and easy availability.
Keywords: Malaria parasite, Anopheles Mosquitoes, Plasmodium, Mortility and anti-malarial.
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