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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) ...
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 ...
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]
Can the aqueous decoction of mango flowers be used as an antiulcer agent?
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2006-06-15) [Artigo]
This study was designed to determine the effect of Mangifera indica flowers decoction, on the acute and subacute models of induced ulcer in mice and rats. A single oral administration of the aqueous decoction (AD) from M. ...
Effect of Mouriri pusa extracts on experimentally induced gastric lesions in rodents: Role of endogenous sulfhydryls compounds and nitric oxide in gastroprotection
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2006-10-11) [Artigo]
Several plants are used in folk medicine to treat gastrointestinal disorders. Mouriri pusa Gardn. (Melastomataceae) is a medicinal plant commonly used in the central region of Brazil against gastric ulcer. Two organic ...
Antiulcerogenic activity of Alchornea castaneaefolia: Effects on sornatostatin, gastrin and prostaglandin
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2006-03-08) [Artigo]
The hydroethanolic extract of the leaves (HEL) and bark (HEB) obtained from Alchornea castaneaefolia (Euphorbiaceae) were investigated for their ability to prevent ulceration of the gastric mucosa in animal models. HEL ...
Evaluation of the analgesic and antiedematogenic activities of Quassia amara bark extract
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2003-03-01) [Artigo]
We evaluated the possible antiedematogenic, antinociceptive and/or sedative effects of four different extracts obtained from the bark of Quassia amara namely, 70% ethanol (70EtOH), 100% ethanol (100EtOH), dichloromethane ...