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- Bersani-Amado, C.A., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Journal of ethnopharmacology 2008 v.116 no.3 pp. 569-573
- plant exudates; anti-inflammatory activity; fractionation; phytochemicals; medicinal plants; plant extracts; amides; mice; high performance liquid chromatography; leaves; animal models; rats; chemical structure; herbal medicines; Piper; Brazil
- ... Leaves of Piper ovatum are known in folk medicine as “joão burandi” or “anestésica” and in traditional Brazilian medicine are used to treat inflammatory disease. The hydroalcoholic extract, fractions, and a mixture of piperovatine (1) and piperlonguminine (2) in a proportion of 2:3 obtained from Piper ovatum were assayed for anti-inflammatory activity by means of carrageenan-induced pleurisy in ...