Nicole Anzanelo Meira

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Polygala cyparissias, used in folk medicine as an anaesthetic, has already demonstrated antinociceptive activity against acute pain. In this study, we investigated the antihyperalgesic activity of the P. cyparissias methanol extract (PCME) from which the following compounds were isolated: α-spinasterol (PC1), 1,3-dihydroxy-7-methoxyxanthone (PC2),(More)
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Chrysophyllum cainito, popularly known as "star apple", caimito, "abiu-roxo" or "abiu-do-Pará", is a tree of about 25m in height. Besides its culinary use, it is also used in folk medicine for the treatment of diabetes mellitus and several inflammatory diseases. MATERIALS AND METHODS The crude methanolic extract (CME) was(More)
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Aleurites moluccana L. (Willd) Euforbiaceae is a native tree of Indonesia and India that has become acclimatized and well-adapted to the South and Southwest of Brazil. It is commonly used in traditional medicine to treat pain, fever, inflammation, asthma, hepatitis, headache, gastric ulcer, cuts, skin sores and other ailments.(More)
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Chrysophyllum cainito L. (Sapotaceae), commonly known as caimito or star apple, is a neotropical tree valued for its ornamental quality and edible fruits. Besides its culinary use, the leaves are also popularly used to treat diabetes mellitus and several inflammatory diseases. AIM OF THIS STUDY This study aimed to complement(More)
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