Effects of hydroalcoholic extracts of Portulaca pilosa and Achyrocline satureioides on urinary sodium and potassium excretion.

@article{Rocha1994EffectsOH,
  title={Effects of hydroalcoholic extracts of Portulaca pilosa and Achyrocline satureioides on urinary sodium and potassium excretion.},
  author={Maria Jos{\'e} de Carvalho Rocha and S F Fulgencio and A C Rabetti and Mirela Nicolau and Amelia Poli and Claudia Maria de Oliveira Sim{\~o}es and R M Ribeiro-do-valle},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={1994},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={179-83}
}
Porulaca pilosa has been used in Brazil as a traditional remedy to cause diuresis, antipyresis and analgesia. Achyrocline satureioides has been used in folk medicine as antiinflammatory, hypoglycemic, sedative and to treat gastrointestinal disorders such as diarrhea and dysentery suggesting that it may affect salt and water reabsorption by the gastrointestinal tract. In the current study, hydroalcoholic extracts of both plants were investigated in order to examine their renal effects. The… CONTINUE READING

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