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- Monchot, André, et al. Show all 12 Authors
- Journal of ethnopharmacology 2016 v.179 pp. 332-344
- Ficus; adults; amenorrhea; coumarin; dose response; epithelium; estrogen receptors; estrogenic properties; fractionation; humans; kidneys; medicinal plants; menopause; methanol; ovariectomy; protein content; rats; reporter genes; traditional medicine; Cameroon
- ... Ficus umbellata Vahl. (Moraceae) is a medicinal plant used in Cameroon to treat amenorrhea as well as other physiological disorders related to menopause.In order to justify scientifically its traditional use, the estrogen-like properties of the aqueous (AE) and methanol (MeOH) extracts of F. umbellata were investigated.In vitro, the ability of different extracts of F. umbellata to activate estroge ...