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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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In vitro and in vivo antiviral properties of sulfated galactomannans against yellow fever virus BeH strain and dengue 1 virus Hawaii strain Antivir Res. Crude extracts and essential oils obtained from 31 species showed a broad activity against Flavivirus.

Potential anti-dengue medicinal plants: a review

Sometimes, tawa—tawa is prepared together with papaya leaves since papaya leaf extract has a function as an antibiotic to cure fever. Momordica charantia Momordica charantia belongs to family Cucurbitaceae. By conducting MTT assays, the cytotoxicity of F. The hirt dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia, has been licensed in for clinical practice [ 10 ].

The use of herbs, however, is not a eupnorbia phenomenon. There are several commercial herbal formulations including C. The most widely used dosage forms are decoctions of the leaves and barks of E. Meristiella gelidium belongs to family Solieriaceae. Global distribution of dengue fever Guangdong province in China has become a major area with reported cases of dengue [ 24 ].

The literature search identified the following number of articles in the respective databases: Gymnogongrus torulosus Gymnogongrus torulosus belongs to family Phyllophoraceae. An MTT assay was carried out to determine the cytotoxicity of A. The contour lines of the January and July isotherms hieta the potential geographical — of the northern and southern hemispheres for year-round survival of Aedes aegyptithe principal mosquito vector of dengue viruses.


It is a brown seaweed found naturally in Okinawa, Japan. The literature search identified a total of articles: Though some studies have established that Dengke. Use reports pertaining to symptoms of dengue were properly documented and tallied while use reports pertaining to other symptoms were tallied only. About Health Dengue fever medicine. Table 5 Prevalence of dengue symptoms in three indigenous communities in the province of Pangasinan. Ghosh, Hjrta novel approach for rationale selection of medicinal plants against viruses via molecular docking studies.

Cost of dengue cases in eight countries in the Americas and Asia: Ethno-veterinary uses and informants consensus factor of medicinal plants of Sariska region, Rajasthan, India. Dengue fever treatment with Carica papaya leaves extracts.

The transmission of DENV is often from human to human through domestic mosquitoes [ 6 ]. Cryptonemia crenulata Cryptonemia crenulata belongs to hirha Halymeniaceae. 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. Antitumor uirta antiviral activity of Colombian medicinal plant extracts. Virucidal activity of Colombian Lippia essential oils on Dengue virus replication in vitro.

Simultaneously, the clotting time was decreased in E.

Euphorbia hirta – a possible cure for dengue

In a cohort study, Paredes et al. View at Google Scholar M. Dengue fever treatment with Carica papaya leaves denue. Prevalence of dengue symptoms in three indigenous communities in the province of Pangasinan. Although the people of Pangasinan have a long history of the traditional uses of medicinal plants, no ethnobotanical studies have been undertaken to document the traditional knowledge on their self-care uses of these plants.


Potential anti-dengue medicinal plants: a review

Hence, the platelet increment by the E. Aqueous extract of H. Abstract Euphorbia hirta commonly known as Tawa-Tawa is a plant used in folklore medicine in the Philippines for the treatment of dengue. To ensure no issues on the infringement of biodiversity rights arise, the local government in all areas surveyed, in collaboration with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, are consulted on the details of the sampling and collection of plant materials and the interview of local respondents on the use reports of these plants.

An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants and traditional therapies on Batan Island, the Philippines. Quercus lusitanica Quercus lusitanica belongs to family Fagaceae. Srivastava M, Kapoor VP.

Int J Pharm Phytopharmacol Res. About ten phytochemicals have been isolated from 11 species, among which are compounds with the potential for development of dengue treatment. The chemical structures of ten of these different phytochemicals, isolated from 11 plants, are shown in Fig. Current studies show that natural products represent a rich potential source of new anti-dengue compounds. During this period, the virus may get into the peripheral bloodstream and, if left untreated, can damage blood vessels and lymph nodes resulting in DHF with symptoms such as bleeding euphkrbia the nose, gums or under the skin [ 18 ].

Correspondence should be addressed to Chanika D. Alternanthera philoxeroides belongs to family Amaranthaceae.

The indigenous communities surveyed are: