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Natural anti-malarial

Artemisia annua or "Chinese wormwood", "Sweet wormwood" "Qing hao" is a medicinal plant with proven anti-malaria action. The principal active compound is called artemisinin and this is often processed into semisynthetic derivates like artesunate, dihydroartemisinin and artemether.

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Taken on June 28, 2010