Drug-resistant malaria can be cured by plant therapy in Africa

The trial that was conducted in Africa has given new hope to people.

In a stunningly successful trial, scientists report they cured 18 critically-ill patients suffering from drug-resistant malaria with tablets made from dried leaves of the Chinese plant Artemisia annua (also known as sweet wormwood).

The Dried Leaves Artemisia annua (DLA) trial, which attracted international attention, was carried out a clinic in the Democratic Republic of Congo in central Africa by an international team lead by Pamela Weathers, professor of biology at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts...................Read more


Source: The Indian Express

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