Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antifungal activity of Chuquiraga spinosa.


CONTEXT Stem and leaves infusion of Chuquiraga spinosa (R&P) Don. (Asteraceae) is used in the Peruvian traditional medicine for its anti-inflammatory properties and for the treatment of vaginal infections. OBJECTIVE This study evaluated the antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antifungal activities of C. spinosa for the first time. MATERIALS AND METHODS… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/13880209.2011.577436