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Should Anacardium humile St. Hil be used as an antiulcer agent? A scientific approach to the traditional knowledge
(Fitoterapia, 2008-04-01) [Artigo]
The crude methanolic extract (ME) obtained from the leaves of Anacardium humile was evaluated orally at doses of 250-500-1000 mg/kg on gastric lesion on ethanol and piroxicam induced gastric lesions in rodents. All the ...
Antiulcerogenic activity of the aqueous fraction of Anacardium humile St. Hil (Anacardiaceae)
(Journal of Medicinal Plant Research, 2012) [Artigo]
Anacardium humile St. Hil. is being used in traditional medicine to treat ulcer. The present work evaluated the mechanisms of action involved in the anti-ulcer properties of the aqueous fraction from leaves of A. humile ...
Antimicrobial activity of some medicinal plants of the Cerrado, Brazil
(Phytotherapy Research, 2008-05-01) [Artigo]
In order to determine the potential of Cerrado plants as sources of antimicrobial activity, the phytochemical screening of ethanol extracts from Virola surinamensis, Qualea grandiflora, Alchornea castaneifolia, Hancornia ...
Anti-hemorrhagic Activity of Four Brazilian Vegetable Species Against Bothrops jararaca Venom
(Molecules, 2009-03-01) [Artigo]
Around 20,000 snakebites are reported annually in Brazil and 90% of them are inflicted by species of the genus Bothrops. Intravenous administration of antibothropic antivenom neutralizes the systemic actions, but it is of ...
The anti-ulcerogenic effects of Curatella americana L.
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2009-01-30) [Artigo]
Ethnopharmacological relevance: Curatella americana L. (Dilleneaceae) is a medicinal plant very frequently cited as acting against gastrointestinal disorders in ethnopharmacological inventories of the Cerrado region of ...
Gastric healing effect of methanolic and alkaloidic fraction from Strychnos pseudoquina
(Planta Medica, 2009-07-01) [Resumo]
Indigofera suffruticosa Mill as new source of healing agent: Involvement of prostaglandin and mucus and heat shock proteins
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2011-09-01) [Artigo]
Ethnopharmacological relevance: Indigofera suffruticosa is specie typical of the Cerrado or Brazilian savannah; it is a member of the Fabaceae family - in folkmedicine is used for gastric disorders, infection and ...
Antiulcerogenic action of ethanolic extract of the resin from Virola surinamensis Warb. (Myristicaceae)
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2009-03-18) [Artigo]
Ethnopharmacological relevance: Virola surinamensis (Myristicaceae), popularly known as mucuiba, ucuuba or ucuuba do igapo is a large tree that grows abundantly in Varzea forest and on river banks in the Brazilian states ...
Polyphenols with Antiulcerogenic Action from Aqueous Decoction of Mango Leaves (Mangifera indica L.)
(Molecules, 2009-03-01) [Artigo]
This study was designed to determine the gastroprotective effect of a Mangifera indica leaf decoction (AD), on different experimental models in rodents. The administration of AD up to a dose of 5 g/kg (p.o.) did not produce ...
Mechanisms of the Gastric Antiulcerogenic Activity of Anacardium humile St. Hil on Ethanol-Induced Acute Gastric Mucosal Injury in Rats
(Molecules, 2010-10-01) [Artigo]
Leaves and bark infusions Anacardium humile St. Hil. (Anacardiaceae), known as in Brazil as cajuzinho do cerrado, have been used in folk medicine as an alternative treatment for ulcers and gastritis. This study evaluated ...