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Synergistic action between Caryocar coriaceum Wittm. fixed oil with aminoglycosides in vitro
The oil obtained from the Caryocar coriaceum Wittm. (pequi) fruit pulp (C. coriaceum fixed oil – CCFO), rich in fatty acids, has been secularly employed by traditional medicine in the treatment ofExpand
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Evidence for the involvement of TNF-α and IL-1β in the antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activity of Stachys lavandulifolia Vahl. (Lamiaceae) essential oil and (-)-α-bisabolol, its main compound,
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Stachys lavandulifolia Vahl (Lamiaceae) is a medicinal plant widely used in Turkey and Iranian folk medicine due to its analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties, butExpand
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Ethnopharmacological study of plants sold for therapeutic purposes in public markets in Northeast Brazil.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Studies of ethnobiological nature favor the rescue of popular culture, preventing important cultural and biological information from being lost over time. AnotherExpand
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Chemical composition and possible use as adjuvant of the antibiotic therapy of the essential oil of Rosmarinus officinalis L.
Rosmarinus officinalis L. (rosemary) essential oil (REO) was tested for its antimicrobial activity alone and in combination with conventional antibiotics used against Staphylococcus aureus,Expand
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Phytochemical Prospection and Modulation of Aminoglycoside Antibiotic Activity by Croton campestris A.
Background:Escherichia coli is known to produce enterotoxins whose properties and role in diarrheal disease have been extensively investigated; besides, this bacterium is related to severalExpand
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Antioxidant activity of five Brazilian plants used as traditional medicines and food in Brazil
Background: This study evaluates the radical-scavenging activity of five plants used as food and medicines in the northeastern region of Brazil. Materials and Methods: Spectrophotometric analysis ofExpand
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Chemical Characterization and Trypanocidal, Leishmanicidal and Cytotoxicity Potential of Lantana camara L. (Verbenaceae) Essential Oil
Drug resistance in the treatment of neglected parasitic diseases, such as leishmaniasis and trypanosomiasis, has led to the search and development of alternative drugs from plant origins. In thisExpand
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Light-enhanced antibiotic activity of Brazilian medical plants (Croton campestris A, Ocimum gratissimum L and Cordia verbenaceae DC)
Background: Although broad-band ultraviolet (UV)-A has been described as a therapeutic option for various skin diseases, there are few studies investigating the efficacy of UV-A irradiation inExpand
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Anti-hyperalgesic effect of Lippia grata leaf essential oil complexed with β-cyclodextrin in a chronic musculoskeletal pain animal model: Complemented with a molecular docking and antioxidant
BACKGROUND Due to its unclear pathophysiology, the pharmacological treatment of fibromyalgia is a challenge for researchers. Studies using medicinal plants, such as those from the genus Lippia,Expand
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Docking, characterization and investigation of β-cyclodextrin complexed with citronellal, a monoterpene present in the essential oil of Cymbopogon species, as an anti-hyperalgesic agent in chronic
BACKGROUND Citronellal (CT) is a monoterpene with antinociceptive acute effect. β-Cyclodextrin (βCD) has enhanced the analgesic effect of various substances. HYPOTHESIS/PURPOSE To evaluate theExpand
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