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Whole Plant Approaches to Therapeutic Use of Artemisia annua L. (Asteraceae)

Long used as a therapeutic tea by the Chinese to treat fever, Artemisia annua is more recently being studied and used for eventual treatment for not only malaria, but also many other diseases.

Published onJan 26, 2020
Whole Plant Approaches to Therapeutic Use of Artemisia annua L. (Asteraceae)
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Abstract

Long used as a therapeutic tea by the Chinese to treat fever, Artemisia annua is more recently being studied and used for eventual treatment for not only malaria, but also many other diseases. This chapter describes studies using in vitro systems, animal models, and humans to evaluate use of not only combinations of pure compounds from the plant, but also tea infusions and the dried leaves of the plant.

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Weathers, P., Reed, K., Hassanali, A., Lutgen, P., & Engeu, P. O. (2013). Whole plant approaches to therapeutic use of artemisia annua L. (asteraceae). Artemisia Annua - Pharmacology and Biotechnology, 51–74. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-41027-7_4

*denotes a WPI undergraduate student author

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