Open Access Review Article Article ID: IJPSDR-4-116

    African Medicinal Plants that Can Control or Cure Tuberculosis

    Philip Ifesinachi Anochie*, Bakoh Ndingkokhar, Juan Bueno, Felix Emeka Anyiam, Linus Ndidi Ossai- Chidi, Edwina Chinwe Onyeneke and Anthony Chidiebere Onyeozirila

    This review contains a compendium of medicinal plants in Africa that can control or cure tuberculosis.

    A good number of plant secondary metabolites are reported to have antitubercular activity comparable

    to the existing antitubercular drugs or sometimes even better. Information regarding the chemistry and

    pharmacology of plants leads to insight into their structure–activity relationship and potency. A welldefi

    ned strategy is required to exploit these phytomolecules as antitubercular drugs.

    Keywords: African; Medicinal; Plants; Control; Cure; Tuberculosis

    Published on: Jun 15, 2018 Pages: 1-8

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/ijpsdr.000016
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