qinghaosu


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qinghaosu

(ching-how-sū),
Chinese herbal used as an antimalarial, contains artemisinins as a major component.
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A `new' anti-malarial is a drug called Qinghaosu, derived from the sweet wormwood (Qinghao) plant (genus Artemisia).
More than 20 years ago, Chinese scientists confirmed the antimalarial qualities of artemisinin, known in Chinese as qinghaosu (pronounced ching-how-soo).
However, they say this dietary therapy may prove even more effective when used in conjucntion with oxidizing drugs, such as the Chinese herbal remedy qinghaosu, now being explored as a malaria treatment by the World Health Organization.
Artemisinin (called QingHaoSu in Chinese, also short for QHS), is an antimalarial drug used as a treatment for fever and malaria from Chinese traditional medicine and used in China for many centuries (1).
Effects of qinghaosu (artemisinin) and its derivatives on experimental cutaneous leishmaniasis.