Antiinflammatory investigation of some species of Mikania.

  title={Antiinflammatory investigation of some species of Mikania.},
  author={Edna Sayuri Suyenaga and E Reche and Fabiane Maria Farias and Elfrides Eva Sherman Schapoval and C{\'e}lia Gerv{\'a}sio Chaves and Am{\'e}lia Teresinha Henriques},
  journal={Phytotherapy research : PTR},
  volume={16 6},
Mikania laevigata Schultz Bip. ex Baker, M. involucrata Hook. et Arn. and M. hirsutissima DC. (Asteraceae), commonly occurring in the southern Brazilian State of Rio Grande do Sul, were submitted to biological tests to evaluate their potential antiinflammatory activity. Decoctions from the leaves and stems were analysed by the induced rat paw oedema and pleurisy models. The animals were treated orally with different decoction doses. In the induced rat paw oedema test, the animals treated with… CONTINUE READING
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