Scientists are now looking at orchids as a source of alternative remedies for asthma, malaria

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(Natural News) An Indian study tested the antimycobacterial, antibacterial, and leishmanicidal properties of three different species of orchids from the northern province of Arunachal Pradesh. Fractions and extracts from these medicinal plants offered alternative therapies for asthma, malaria, and tuberculosis, and visceral leishmaniasis. The tested plants are the foxtail orchid (Rhynchostylis retusa),┬áduan sui zhu jing…

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