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This article reviews potential anti-dengue activities from plants distributed . In the Philippines, Euphorbia hirta, known locally as “tawa–tawa”. Management of thrombocytopenia and flu-like symptoms in dengue patients with herbal water of Euphorbia hirta. Mir M, Khurshid R, Aftab R. BACKGROUND. PDF | Euphorbia hirta commonly known as Tawa-Tawa is a plant used in folklore medicine in the Philippines for the treatment of dengue.

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Cryptonemia crenulata Cryptonemia crenulata belongs to family Halymeniaceae. The CC 50 of ethanol extract of F. In addition, mosquito control programs are the most important preventive method [ 6 ]. It is a species of oak native to Morocco, Portugal and Spain. Ragunathan M, Solomon M. Int J Antimicrob Agents. To receive news and publication updates for Journal of Tropical Medicine, enter your email address in the box below.

Virucidal activity of essential oils from aromatic plants of San Luis, Argentina. This has made the epidemic more lethal as an outbreak is difficult to control due to highly populated areas in cities. It is found throughout China and Southeast Asia. Abe R, Ohtani K. However, it is important that these preparations are properly standardized and scientifically validated [ 31 ].

Cytotoxicity studies were carried out to determine the MNTD in a virus inhibition assay.

The virus infection was tested in BHK cells in a focus-forming assay. Gymnogongrus griffithsiae belongs to family Phyllophoraceae. Open in a separate window. It is robust perennial climber that grows in many of the tropical and subtropical regions of the Old World, India, Southeast Asia, Polynesia and Australia. Dengue infection is caused by bites of the female Ae. The global incidence of dengue has grown dramatically in recent decades, particularly in urban areas in countries with tropical climates, and becoming a leading cause of death among children [ 14 ].


J Indian Acad Clin Med. Mosquitoes larval breeding habitat in urban and suburban areas, Peninsular Malaysia.

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The sulfated polysaccharides from Cryptonemia crenulatai. Dengue is endemic in over countries including Asia, the Pacific, the Americas, Africa, and the Caribbean [ 2 ].

Potential anti-dengue medicinal plants: a review

Momordica charantia Momordica charantia belongs to family Cucurbitaceae. The predominant climate is a wet season from June to October followed by a dry season from November to May. Hidta results show that the extract and the fraction derived from M.

Tephrosia crassifoliaTephrosia madrensis and Tephrosia viridiflora Tephrosia crassifoliaTephrosia madrensis and Tephrosia viridiflora belong to family Fabaceae. Lippia alba and Lippia citriodora Lippia alba and Lippia citriodora belong to family Verbenaceae. Aegypti [ 2069 ]. Essential oils from Lippia alba and Lippia citriodora showed a considerable inhibitory effect on dengue virus eupborbia replication in Vero cells [ 23 ].

Crude extracts and essential oils obtained from 31 species showed a broad activity against Flavivirus. Gymnogongrus torulosus belongs to family Phyllophoraceae. The chemical structures of ten of these different phytochemicals, isolated from 11 plants, are shown in Fig.

All of them have established a significant platelet increasing activity following the administration of E. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. The island municipality of Anda surveyed on April at the northwestern tip of Pangasinan, which is characterized by shallow white sand coastal lines with lush forested and semi-forested vegetations that spread on plains that are traversed by streams.


Dengue is a viral disease that impose the greatest human and economic burden in tropical and subtropical regions [ 1 ]. An algal-derived dl -galactan hybrid is an efficient preventing agaent for in vitro Dengue virus infection. Herbal medicine has been particularly popular with the advent of naturopathy. The authors would like to hrta the World Health Organization for permission to use copyrighted material, and the Institute of Bioproduct Development, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia for financial assistance for this research work.

View at Google Scholar E. The results showed that the ethanol extract of C. About dosage preparations were administered internally by mouth while the rest were applied topically to affected areas. Traditional healing practices are, in fact, still observed in the country, especially in the remote areas where access to formal health care services is non-existent or difficult at best. It is a medicinal and eiphorbia herb known as Chinese ginger.

Pathophysiology of dengue fever Dengue infection is caused by bites of the female Ae. Overlap of religiosity and spirituality among Filipinos and its implications towards religious prosociality.

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It is an evergreen shrub or small tree indigenous to Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Acta Biochim Biophys Sin. Andrographis paniculata belongs to family Acanthaceae.

Moreover, such discoveries may lead to the development of highly efficient and safe anti-dengue treatments. Dentue in ethanol-induced thrombocytopenic rat models.