Herbal Derivative Wins Praise as Malaria Treatment – (HealthDay -Wednesday, March 16, 2011) –

by drsjbecker on March 18, 2011

 WEDNESDAY, March 16 (HealthDay News) — Artesunate should replace quinine as the drug of choice for treating malaria, according to an updated review of clinical trial results.

Derived from herbs used in Chinese medicine, artesunate was found to be more effective at preventing death in people with severe malaria.    http://consumer.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=650829

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