Antiprotozoal, schistosomicidal, and antimicrobial activities of the essential oil from the leaves of Baccharis dracunculifolia.

@article{Parreira2010AntiprotozoalSA,
  title={Antiprotozoal, schistosomicidal, and antimicrobial activities of the essential oil from the leaves of Baccharis dracunculifolia.},
  author={Nat{\'a}llia Alle Parreira and Lizandra Guidi Magalh{\~a}es and Denis Reis Morais and Soraya Carolina Caixeta and Jo{\~a}o Paulo Barreto de Sousa and Jairo Kenupp Bastos and Wilson Roberto Cunha and M{\'a}rcio Lu{\'i}s de Andrade e Silva and N. P. Dhammika Nanayakkara and Vanderlei Rodrigues and Ademar A Da Silva Filho},
  journal={Chemistry & biodiversity},
  year={2010},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={993-1001}
}
Baccharis dracunculifolia DC. (Asteraceae), popularly known as 'alecrim do campo', is a native plant from Brazil used in folk medicine as febrifuge, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and to treat skin sores. Also, B. dracunculifolia is the most important plant source of the Brazilian green propolis, which is recognized for its antiseptic and antiprotozoal activities. This study aimed at investigating the in vitro antiprotozoal, schistosomicidal, and antimicrobial activities of the essential oil… CONTINUE READING