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- Oliveira-Tintino, Cícera Datiane M., et al. Show all 11 Authors
- Food and chemical toxicology 2018 v.119 pp. 387-391
- Alpinia zerumbet; Leishmania; Trypanosoma cruzi; antiparasitic properties; camphor; cineole; cytotoxicity; essential oils; food preparation; leaves; parasites; rhizomes; sabinene; sedatives; seeds; toxicology; Asia
- ... Alpinia speciosa K. Schum, known as colônia (colony), is native to tropical Asia and found in parts of tropical America. Its leaves are used to wrap food, rhizomes for food preparation and seeds for health maintenance, and have been widely used by the population as a diuretic, antihypertensive, antiulcerogenic and sedative. The present study aimed to verify the leishmanicidal and trypanocidal pote ...