Antioxidant activity and antiproliferative action of methanolic extract of Geum quellyon Sweet roots in human tumor cell lines.

@article{Russo2005AntioxidantAA,
  title={Antioxidant activity and antiproliferative action of methanolic extract of Geum quellyon Sweet roots in human tumor cell lines.},
  author={Alessandra Russo and Venera Cardile and Laura Lombardo and Luca Vanella and Angelo Vanella and Juan Antonio Garbarino},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={100 3},
  pages={323-32}
}
Geum quellyon Sweet, a perennial herb of the Rosaceae family, has been used in the traditional medicine of the Mapuche Amerindians of Chile to treat tooth neuralgia, gastric inflammation, prostatitis and to regulate menstruation, and for its diuretic and aphrodisiac properties. Although many benefits have been claimed for this plant, few scientific studies are available in the literature. In this study, we investigated the antioxidant activity of a methanolic extract of Geum quellyon roots. We… CONTINUE READING

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