Acute and subacute toxicity of Schinus terebinthifolius bark extract.

  title={Acute and subacute toxicity of Schinus terebinthifolius bark extract.},
  author={Leandro Bueno Lima and Carlos F B Vasconcelos and H{\'e}lida M L Maranh{\~a}o and Virg{\'i}nia Hora Rios Leite and Pablo A. Ferreira and Bruno Amaral de Andrade and Elton Lucio Araujo and Haroudo S{\'a}tiro Xavier and Simone Sette Lopes Lafayette and Almir Gonçalves Wanderley},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  volume={126 3},
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi (Anacardiaceae) has long been used in traditional Brazilian medicine, especially to treat inflammatory and haemostatic diseases. AIM OF THE STUDY The objective of this study was to evaluate the acute and subacute toxicity (45 days) of Schinus terebinthifolius via the oral route in Wistar rats of both sexes. MATERIALS AND METHODS For the acute toxicity test, the dried extract of Schinus terebinthifolius bark was administered in… CONTINUE READING


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