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Nanostructured lipid system as a strategy to improve the anti-Candida albicans activity of Astronium sp
(International Journal Of Nanomedicine, 2015) [Artigo]
The genus Astronium (Anacardiaceae) includes species, such as Astronium fraxinifolium, Astronium graveolens, and Astronium urundeuva, which possess anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcerogenic, healing, and antimicrobial properties. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Gastric healing effect of methanolic and alkaloidic fraction from Strychnos pseudoquina
(Planta Medica, 2009-07-01) [Resumo]
Mutagenicity and chemopreventive activities of Astronium species assessed by Ames test
(Regulatory Toxicology And Pharmacology : Rtp, 2015) [Artigo]
In the neotropical savannah, Astronium species are used in popular medicine to treat allergies, inflammation, diarrhea and ulcers. Given that natural products are promising starting points for the discovery of novel ...