Maria Silene da Silva

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AIM OF THE STUDY To assess the anti-inflammatory effect of butanolic fraction of methanolic extract from bark of Abarema cochliacarpos in acute ulcerative colitis model induced by intracolonic administration of trinitrobenzene sulfonic acid (TNBS) in Wistar rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS Abarema cochliacarpos (100 and 150mg/kg/day) was administered by gavage(More)
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Abarema cochliacarpos (Gomes) Barneby and Grimes (Fabaceae), known by the vulgar name of Babatenã, has been traditionally used in Northeast Brazil, as an anti-inflammatory remedy. Previous studies have demonstrated its anti-inflammatory and antiulcer effects in skin lesion, alcohol gastric ulcer and acute and chronic colitis.(More)
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Abarema cochliacarpos (Gomes) Barneby & Grimes (Mimosaceae) is a species--in folk medicine of Lagarto city, Sergipe state, northeastern Brazil--reputed to heal gastric ulcer and gastritis. AIM OF THE STUDY Chloroform (CE) and methanolic (ME) extracts as well as ethyl acetate fraction (AF), butanolic fraction (AC) and aqueous(More)
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Rhizophora mangle, the red mangrove, has long been known as a traditional antiulcer medicine. The present work evaluated the mechanisms of action involved in the anti-ulcer properties of the Rhizophora mangle bark extracts. MATERIALS AND METHODS Gastroprotection of Rhizophora mangle was evaluated in rodent experimental(More)
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