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- Hiruma-Lima, Clélia Akiko, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Journal of ethnopharmacology 2012 v.143 no.1 pp. 81-90
- proanthocyanidins; medicinal plants; fruit pulp; gastric juice; flavonoids; mechanism of action; glutathione; diarrhea; savannas; antidiarrheal effect; tea; castor oil; models; nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents; mice; rats; toxicity; antioxidant activity; ethanol; acetic acid; diet; gastrointestinal motility; fruits; pain; nitric oxide; Hymenaea; gastric mucosa; duodenal ulcers; mucus; bark
- ... ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Hymenaea stigonocarpa Mart. ex Hayne (Fabaceae) is a medicinal species commonly found in the Brazilian savannah. The stem bark of this medicinal plant, popularly known as “jatobá-do-cerrado”, is widely used in tea form to treat gastric pain, ulcers, diarrhoea and inflammation, whereas its fruits pulp is edible. AIM OF THE STUDY: The aim of this study was to investig ...
- Hiruma-Lima, Clélia Akiko, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Journal of ethnopharmacology 2012 v.140 no.2 pp. 203-212
- Byrsonima; Escherichia coli; Helicobacter pylori; Staphylococcus aureus; anti-ulcer activity; antidiarrheal effect; antimicrobial properties; castor oil; cerrado; diarrhea; ethanol; flavanols; gastric juice; gastric mucosa; gastrointestinal motility; glutathione; leaves; mice; models; mucus; nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents; phenolic acids; proanthocyanidins; rats; receptors; stomach ulcers
- ... ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: An ethnopharmacological survey indicated that the leaves of Byrsonima intermedia A. Juss. (Malpighiaceae), a medicinal species commonly found in the Brazilian Cerrado, can be used against gastroduodenal disorders, such as gastric ulcers and diarrhea. AIM OF THE STUDY: The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of a methanolic extract of Byrsonima interm ...