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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 ...
Qualea grandiflora, a Brazilian Cerrado medicinal plant presents an important antiulcer activity
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2006-03-08) [Artigo]
Qualea grandiflora is one of the species widely used in folk medicine to treat gastric ulcers in Cerrado of the central region of Brazil. The hydroalcoholic extract of bark (HE) of Qualea grandiflora was investigated for ...
Flavonoids and antiulcerogenic activity from Byrsonima crassa leaves extracts
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2005-02-10) [Artigo]
Byrsonima crassa Niedenzu (IK) (Malpighiaceae) is used in Brazilian folk medicine for the treatment of diseases related mainly to gastric ulcers. In this study, we evaluated the potential antiulcerogenic effect of three ...
Characterization and Quantification of the Compounds of the Ethanolic Extract from Caesalpinia ferrea Stem Bark and Evaluation of Their Mutagenic Activity
(Molecules, 2014-10-01) [Artigo]
Caesalpinia ferrea Martius has traditionally been used in Brazil for many medicinal purposes, such as the treatment of bronchitis, diabetes and wounds. Despite its use as a medicinal plant, there is still no data regarding ...
Separation of the toxic zierin from Zollernia ilicifolia by high speed countercurrent chromatography
(Revista Brasileira de Plantas Medicinais, 2007-11-01) [Artigo]
Preliminary pharmacological assays of the 70% methanol extract from the leaves of the Brazilian medicinal plant Zollernia ilicifolia Vog. (Fabaceae) showed analgesic and antiulcerogenic effects. Previous analyses have shown ...
Antiulcerogenic activity of four extracts obtained from the bark wood of Quassia amara L. (Simaroubaceae)
(Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin, 2002-09-01) [Artigo]
Quassia amara L., a neotropical forest shrub of the Simaroubaceae family, is widely used in Caribbean folk medicine and in some northern states of Brazil for the treatment of gastric ulcers. This plant is a source of ...
Antioxidant activity of indigo and its preventive effect against ethanol-induced DNA damage in rat gastric mucosa
(Planta Medica, 2007-10-01) [Artigo]
Ethanol-induced oxidative damage is commonly associated with the generation of reactive oxygen molecules, leading to oxidative stress. Considering that antioxidant activity is an important mechanism of action involved in ...
Chemical metabolome assay by high-resolution Orbitrap mass spectrometry and assessment of associated antitumoral activity of Actinocephalus divaricatus
(Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 2018-02-15) [Artigo]
Rationale: Actinocephalus divaricatus (Eriocaulaceae) is an important source of income for rural communities as it is sold as an ornamental plant. To date, no investigation has been conducted concerning the chemical ...
Fast preparative separation of flavones from capitula of Eriocaulon ligulatum (Vell.) L.B.Smith (Eriocaulaceae) by High-speed countercurrent chromatography (HSCCC)
(Revista de Ciências Farmacêuticas Básica e Aplicada, 2005-12-01) [Artigo]
High-speed countercurrent chromatography (HSCCC) is a leading method for the fast separation of natural products from plants. It was used for the preparative isolation of two flavone monoglucosides present in the capitula ...
In vitro cytotoxic activity of planifolin isolated from Paepalanthus planifolius (Eriocaulaceae) on murine mammary and lung adenocarcinoma cell lines
(Annual Review of Biomedical Sciences, 2005) [Artigo]