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Table 1 The list of Malaysian medicinal plants with potential antimalarial properties

From: Effect of selected local medicinal plants on the asexual blood stage of chloroquine resistant Plasmodium falciparum

Plant species Local name Plant part References
Agathis borneensis Raja Kayu Leaf [17]
Alpinia galanga Lengkuas Rhizome [18]
Alstonia angustiloba Akar Lumut Leaf [19]
Alyxia lucida Mempelas Hari Leaf [20]
Andrographis paniculata Hempedu Bumi Leaf [2022]
Ardisia crenata Mata Ayam Root [21]
Ardisia crispa Mata Itik Leaf [17, 20]
Blumea balsamifera Sembong Root, Stem [17]
Calotropis gigantea Rembega Leaf [19]
Carica papaya Betik Leaf [21]
Cinnamomum iners Teja Lawang Root [21]
Cocos nucifera Kelapa White flesh [23]
Croton argyratum Semangkok Leaf [17]
Cryptocarya nigra Medang Stem [24]
Dyera costulata Jelutong Leaf [19]
Eurycoma longifolia Tongkat Ali Root [2527]
Goniothalamus macrophyllus Selada Stem [17]
Goniothalamus scorthechinii Selada Putih Root, Stem, Leaf [17, 22]
Gynura procumbens Sambung Nyawa Leaf [28]
Jasminum sambac Melati Flower [21]
Kopsia fruticosa Chabai Hutan Leaf [19]
Lansium domesticum Langsat Leaf, fruit skin [29]
Leuconotis eugenifolius Cheret Murai Bark [30]
Macaranga triloba Mahang Merah Inflorescence [31]
Nigella sativa Jintan Hitam Seed [21]
Ocimum sanctum Selasih Whole plant [21]
Phoebe grandis Medang Leaf [32]
Physalis minima Letup-letup Whole plant [21]
Piper betle Sireh Leaf [33]
Piper sarmentosum Kaduk Leaf [34]
Rennellia elliptica Segemuk Root [35]
Tinospora crispa Patawali Stem [21]
Vallaris glabra Kerak nasi Leaf [19]
Xylocarpus granatum Nyireh Bark [21]
  1. Extracts of these plants have been reported for their antiplasmodial (in vitro) and/or antimalarial (in vivo) activities by the Malaysian researchers from year 1995 to 2013.