Diuretic effects and urinary electrolyte excretion induced by Aspidosperma subincanum Mart. and the involvement of prostaglandins in such effects.

@article{Ribeiro2015DiureticEA,
  title={Diuretic effects and urinary electrolyte excretion induced by Aspidosperma subincanum Mart. and the involvement of prostaglandins in such effects.},
  author={Emmeline Flor Ribeiro and Carolina de F{\'a}tima Reis and Fl{\'a}vio Silva de Carvalho and Jo{\~a}o Pedro Silva Abreu and Andr{\'e}a Fernandes Arruda and Cl{\'e}via Ferreira Duarte Garrote and Matheus Lavorenti Rocha},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2015},
  volume={163},
  pages={142-8}
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Aspidosperma subincanum Mart. is a medicinal herb known for its diuretic properties and used for the treatment of cardiovascular-related illnesses. Although our earlier study has shown that the ethanol extract of Aspidosperma subincanum (EEAS) induces hypotension and vasodilation, no scientific data have been recorded to evaluate the diuretic effects of this Brazilian medicinal plant. The aim of this study was to evaluate the diuretic activity of EEAS, and… CONTINUE READING

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