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Artemisinin is a drug used to treat multi-drug resistant strains of falciparum malaria. The compound (a sesquiterpene lactone) is isolated from the plant Artemisia annua. Not all plants of this species contain artemisinin.
Study assesses whether medicinal mushrooms and Chinese herbs can help treat COVID-19

Study assesses whether medicinal mushrooms and Chinese herbs can help treat COVID-19

Malaria: An Interview with the World Health Organization

Malaria: An Interview with the World Health Organization

Can targeting autophagy become a new approach to COVID-19 treatment?

Can targeting autophagy become a new approach to COVID-19 treatment?

Artemisia plant extract prevents SARS-CoV-2 replication in vitro

Artemisia plant extract prevents SARS-CoV-2 replication in vitro

Study looks at potent phytocompounds from Himalayan herbs to treat COVID-19

Study looks at potent phytocompounds from Himalayan herbs to treat COVID-19

China earns a malaria-free certification from WHO

China earns a malaria-free certification from WHO

Study proves effectiveness of Artemisia annua against SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Study proves effectiveness of Artemisia annua against SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Study examines artemisinin-based combination therapy as first-line treatment for malaria

Study examines artemisinin-based combination therapy as first-line treatment for malaria

World Malaria Day 2021: An interview with Sir Brian Greenwood

World Malaria Day 2021: An interview with Sir Brian Greenwood

Collaborative research could expedite or eliminate the need to manually adjust bioproduction process

Collaborative research could expedite or eliminate the need to manually adjust bioproduction process

Malaria mutations may be gaining a foothold in Africa, shows new data

Malaria mutations may be gaining a foothold in Africa, shows new data

Do Artemisia annua L. compounds have SARS-CoV-2 antiviral potential?

Do Artemisia annua L. compounds have SARS-CoV-2 antiviral potential?

Five herbal medicines show potent activity against Babesia duncani in the lab

Five herbal medicines show potent activity against Babesia duncani in the lab

Artemisia plant extracts show potential anti-SARS-CoV-2 activity in vitro

Artemisia plant extracts show potential anti-SARS-CoV-2 activity in vitro

Extract of medicinal plant Artemisia annua interferes with replication of SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Extract of medicinal plant Artemisia annua interferes with replication of SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Exposure to artemisinin drug could increase sexual conversion rate of malaria parasite

Exposure to artemisinin drug could increase sexual conversion rate of malaria parasite

Study offers new insight on molecular mechanisms that allow malaria parasites to spread disease

Study offers new insight on molecular mechanisms that allow malaria parasites to spread disease

Study reveals potential utility of artemisinin-based treatments against SARS-CoV-2

Study reveals potential utility of artemisinin-based treatments against SARS-CoV-2

Understanding how the malaria parasite can withstand fever's heat

Understanding how the malaria parasite can withstand fever's heat

Using medieval medicine to find new treatments for modern-day infections

Using medieval medicine to find new treatments for modern-day infections