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UNLABELLED Tropaeolum majus L. (Tropaeolaceae), popularly known as "chaguinha", is well recognized in Brazilian traditional medicine as diuretic agent, although no scientific data have been published(More)
Phenol (PHE) and hydroquinone (HQ) are metabolites of benzene that affect leukocytes after solvent intoxication. Hence, we investigated the effects of PHE or HQ exposure on neutrophil mobilization(More)
Ethanol is a psychoactive substance highly consumed around the world whose health problems include gastric lesions. Baccharis trimera is used in folk medicine for the treatment of gastrointestinal(More)
BACKGROUND Although Echinodorus grandiflorus (Cham. & Schltr.) Michel are used in Brazilian folk medicine as a diuretic drug, to date, no study has evaluated the mechanisms involved in this activity(More)
BACKGROUND Luehea divaricata Mart. (Malvaceae) is an important medicinal species widely used by indigenous and riverside populations of the Brazilian Pantanal region. It has been shown that the(More)