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BMC Complement Med Ther . 2020 Jul 7;

Ethnobotanical survey, anthelmintic effects and cytotoxicity of plants used for treatment of helminthiasis in the Central and Kara regions of Togo

Essoham Ataba, Gnatoulma Katawa, Manuel Ritter, Adjoa Holali Ameyapoh, Kokou Anani, Oukoe M Amessoudji, Pélagie Edlom Tchadié, Tchadjabo Tchacondo, Komlan Batawila, Yaovi Ameyapoh, Achim Hoerauf, Laura E Layland, Simplice D Karou

Background: Traditional medicines are the main source of treatment of helminthiasis in endemic areas of Togo. The present study aimed to investigate the plants used by Traditional healers (THs) to treat helminth infections in endemic communities within the Central and Kara regions of Togo and to evaluate the anthelmintic activity of the three most cited plants.

PMID: 32635909