Medicinal Plants B3 Edexcel

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Medicinal Plants
A Traditional Medicine is one that is taken from plants
Most drugs in this day and age are synthesised
Name of Drug Where It Is From What It Is Used For
Salicin Willow Bark Pain relief
Quinine Cinchona Malaria Treatment
Artemisinin Artemisia Annua Malaria and Cancer Treatment
Taxol Pacific Yew Cancer Treatment
Quinine lowers body temperature and which kills the plasmodium parasites in the red blood cells.


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