ProHealth lyme Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

Chronic Pain, Loneliness, Depression and Suicide

TOUCHED BY LYME: An intriguing short film about Lyme disease

Rebuilding Collagen in Lyme Disease

Things to Do When You're Mostly Housebound

Is a Good Night's Sleep at the Top of Your Wishlist?

Four Tips to Survive a Lyme Disease Setback

When Everybody has a Plan in Life Except You

The Restorative Power of Nature

Antibiotics for the neurological complications of Lyme disease

VIDEO: Dear Healthy People: Identity Crisis

 
Print Page
Email Article

Combinations of artemisinin derivatives (including the natural agent artemisinin) may be useful for treating Babesiosis.

  [ Not Yet Rated ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By Iguchi, A., et al. • www.ProHealth.com • August 27, 2015


Editor’s Note:  Artemisinin and occasionally its derivatives are widely used by Lyme-literate doctors to treat Babesiosis, as it has been found clinically to be effective against various strains of Babesia in many people.
 
Abstract
 
Artemisinin has many derivatives, and it is effective against Plasmodium spp. However, only a limited number of reports have confirmed the efficacy of artemisinin derivatives against Babesia spp.
 
In this study, whether artemisinin and artemether could inhibit the growth of Babesia gibsoni was evaluated in vitro. In addition, the interaction between artemether and lumefantrine was evaluated.
 
These drugs inhibited the growth of B. gibsoni, but artemisinin and artemether showed lower sensitivity against atovaquone-resistant B. gibsoni than against wild-type B. gibsoni. The interaction between artemether and lumefantrine showed synergism against B. gibsoni.
 
Although further study is needed, the combination of artemisinin derivatives could be useful for babesiosis.
 
Source: Parasitology International. Dec. 16, 2014. A. Iguchi, et al. 




Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Ubiquinol CoQ-10 Pro-C Complex™


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
Optimized Curcumin Longvida with Omega-3

Featured Products

Acidophilus Pearls Acidophilus Pearls
Guaranteed active cultures for better digestion
Magnesium Plus Magnesium Plus
Natural mineral for nerve & muscle function
B-12 Extreme™ B-12 Extreme™
The Most Potent Vitamin B-12 on Earth
Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
Improve Energy & Cognitive Function
Ubiquinol CoQ-10 Ubiquinol CoQ-10
Reduced, Active Form of CoQ10

Natural Remedies

Nutrients to Combat the Modern Stress Epidemic Nutrients to Combat the Modern Stress Epidemic
The Surprising Benefits of Probiotics - What You Didn't Know The Surprising Benefits of Probiotics - What You Didn't Know
Prepare Yourself for Cold & Flu Season Prepare Yourself for Cold & Flu Season
The Genetic Mutation That May Compromise Your Health - And What to Do About It The Genetic Mutation That May Compromise Your Health - And What to Do About It
The Super Antioxidant for Brain, Joint and Heart Health The Super Antioxidant for Brain, Joint and Heart Health

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
Get the latest news about Fibromyalgia, M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease and Natural Wellness

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2017 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map