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Differences in gastroprotective and mutagenic actions between polar and apolar extracts of Ananas ananassoides
(Journal of Medicinal Food, 2008-01-01) [Artigo]
Several plants are used in folk medicine to treat gastrointestinal disorders. Ananas ananassoides (Baker) L. B. Smith (Family Bromeliaceae) is a medicinal plant commonly used in the central region of Brazil against gastric ...
Brazilian Medicinal Plant Acts on Prostaglandin Level and Helicobacter pylori
(Journal of Medicinal Food, 2008-12-01) [Artigo]
Among the current treatment strategies for the peptic ulcer patient with Helicobacter pylori infection, the method of choice is triple therapy based on the concurrent use of proton inhibitors and two antibiotics. Alchornea ...
Caracterização biométrica e química da folha de Mentha pulegium x spicata (Lamiaceae)
(Revista de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, 2004-12-01) [Artigo]
The hybrid Mentha pulegium x spicata, also well-known as poejo de praia, it is a perennial, low plant, with fields, violet stem and opposite leaves, with lance format and sawed board, presenting characteristic smell. The ...
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 ...
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 ...
Vernonia polyanthes as a new source of antiulcer drugs
(Fitoterapia, 2007-12-01) [Artigo]
Methanolic (VPME) and chloroformic (VPCL) extracts, obtained from the aerial parts of Vernonia polyanthes, were investigated for its antiulcerogenic properties. Administration of VPME (250 mg/kg) and VPCL (50 mg/kg) ...
Effects of Rhizophora mangle on Experimental Colitis Induced by TNBS in Rats
(Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2012-01-01) [Artigo]
Male Unib-WH rats were pretreated for two weeks with butanolic (BuOH) and ethyl acetate (EtOAc) fractions. Colitis was induced by rectal administration of TNBS, the treatment continued, and animals were sacrificed on day ...
Medicinal plants from Brazilian Cerrado as potential antiulcer drugs
(Planta Medica, 2009-07-01) [Resumo]
Evaluation of Strychnos pseudoquina St. Hil. leaves extract on gastrointestinal activity in mice
(Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin, 2005-08-01) [Artigo]
Strychnos pseudoquina St. Hil. (Loganiaceae) was investigated for its ability to protect the gastric mucosa against injuries caused by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (piroxicam) and a necrotizing agent (HCl/EtOH) ...
Mouriri elliptica: Validation of gastroprotective, healing and anti-Helicobacter pylori effects
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2009-06-25) [Artigo]
Ethnopharmacological relevance: Mouriri elliptica Martius (Melastomataceae) is species reputed in folk medicine to heal gastric ulcer and gastritis.Aim of the study: Methanolic extract (ME) and ethyl acetate fraction (EAF) ...