Effects of Maytenus ilicifolia on reproduction and embryo-fetal development in Wistar rats.


Maytenus ilicifolia (Celastraceae), popularly known as espinheira-santa, is a native plant from the Atlantic forest and is commonly used in popular medicine to treat inflammation and as an abortifacient. To evaluate the effects of M. ilicifolia on pregnant rats during the organogenic period (T1) or throughout the gestational period (T2), an extract obtained… (More)
DOI: 10.4238/2014.May.9.16


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