Paola Galluzzi

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Teucrium chamaedrys L. is a herbaceous plant common in European woods that has been used for many purposes for centuries. Recently, T. chamaedrys L. has become popular as a slimming decoction without any scientific proof of efficacy notwithstanding its well-known hepatotoxicity. Hydroalcoholic extracts are currently used as flavourings in the preparation of(More)
Sarcoidosis is a multisystemic disorder of unknown cause. Diagnosis is established when clinical and radiological findings are supported by histological evidence of noncaseating epitheloid cell granulomas. Exclusion of granulomas of known causes and sarcoidlike reactions is mandatory. A lot of infections may mimic a sarcoidlike granulomatous reaction. Even(More)
AIM Two recurrent cases of severe acute liver injury attributed to the use of a wild germander decoction, prepared with some variation in traditional method has been reported. The aim of the present study was to correlate the hepatotoxic effect observed in patients who consumed germander decoction with teucrin A levels. Antioxidant properties were analyzed(More)
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