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- Fernandes, João B., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Journal of ethnopharmacology 2008 v.115 no.2 pp. 320-322
- anti-inflammatory activity; fractionation; methanol; flavones; medicinal plants; plant extracts; chromatography; isomers; leaves; solvents; hexane; kidney diseases; Vitex; antioxidant activity; antioxidants; herbal medicines; analgesic effect; Brazil
- ... Vitex polygama Cham. (Lamiaceae, formerly Verbenaceae) is a familiar Brazilian species popularly known as Tarumã whose leaf tea has been used by population to treat kidney diseases. The aim of this research was to investigate the hydroalcoholic extract of leaves in order to isolate the active compounds. Hydroalcoholic extract of leaves was obtained by stirring the previous hexane and methanol extr ...