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- Cabral, Lúcio M., et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Journal of ethnopharmacology 2011 v.135 no.1 pp. 135-146
- Attalea speciosa; acute toxicity; animals; apoptosis; cell culture; cell proliferation; combination drug therapy; common names; cytotoxicity; hyperplasia; indigenous species; ingestion; medical treatment; men; nanocomposites; nanoparticles; necrosis; powders; seeds; stromal cells; toxicity testing; urinary tract; Brazil
- ... ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are a common complaint among aging men and are usually caused by Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). A number of medical treatments for LUTS/BPH exist, such as α-blockers, 5α-reductase inhibitors, phytotherapeutical drugs and combination therapies. Babassu is the common name of a Brazilian native palm tree called Orbignya speciosa ...