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Synergistic antibiotic activity of volatile compounds from the essential oil of Lippia sidoides and thymol.
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The essential oil of L. sidoides and its major component thymol influence the activity of aminoglycosides and may be used as adjuvant in antibiotic therapy against respiratory tract bacterial pathogens.
Pulmonary bacterial pathogens in cystic fibrosis patients and antibiotic therapy: a tool for the health workers
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The objective of this review was to describe the bacterial pathogens colonizing patients with cystic fibrosis, using the international bibliographic databanks SCIELO, HIGHWIRE, PUBMED, SCIRUS and LILACS to provide a useful and practical review.
The Trade in Medicinal Animals in Northeastern Brazil
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These are the first results on the use and sale of zootherapeutics in the markets of Aracaju, Fortaleza, and Salvador and first recorded on the medicinal use of the Achatina fulica, Trachycardium muricatum, Philodryas olfersii, Desmodus rotundus, and Leptodactylus vastus.
ETHNOBIOLOGICAL SURVEY OF PLANTS AND ANIMALS USED FOR THE TREATMENT OF ACUTE RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS IN CHILDREN OF A TRADITIONAL COMMUNITY IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BARBALHA, CEARÁ, BRAZIL
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It is important the knowledge about the usefulness of natural resources as alternative practices in diseases treatment is known, seeking to rescue popular knowledge used in the traditional community and fomenting the need to consider cultural aspects in the full practice to children’s health care.
The genus Cordia: botanists, ethno, chemical and pharmacological aspects
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The principal botanical aspects, ethnopharmacological information and evaluation of the bioactive and pharmacological properties of Cordia, its phytochemical constituents and the most common classes of secondary metabolites identified are described.
Psidium guajava L. and Psidium brownianum Mart ex DC.: Chemical composition and anti - Candida effect in association with fluconazole.
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Results indicated that both P. brownianum and P.guajava extracts are effective on potentiating the effect of fluconazole, and therefore, these plants have the potential for development of new effective drugs for treating fungal infections.
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,
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The results corroborate the use of S. lavandulifolia in traditional medicine as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory, which seems to be related to (-)-α-Bisabolol, the main compound of EOSl.
Molecular ageing in progeroid syndromes: Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome as a model
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A comprehensive literature review of the clinical features and genetic mutations and mechanisms of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome shows the necessity of a more detailed clinical identification and the need for more studies on the pharmacologic and pharmacogenomic approach to this syndrome.
Ethnopharmacological study of plants sold for therapeutic purposes in public markets in Northeast Brazil.
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A survey of plants sold for therapeutic purposes in public markets in the Crajubar Triangle in Northeast Brazil indicated 91 useful species from a therapeutic point of view, distributed in 49 plant families and 89 genera.
Matricaria genus as a source of antimicrobial agents: From farm to pharmacy and food applications.
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This review focuses on the cultivation of Matricaria, factor affecting essential oils' composition and their role in traditional medicine, as antibacterial agents and finally as food preservatives.
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