Ethnomedical uses and pharmacological activities of most prevalent species of genus Piper in Panama: A review.

@article{DurantArchibold2018EthnomedicalUA,
  title={Ethnomedical uses and pharmacological activities of most prevalent species of genus Piper in Panama: A review.},
  author={Armando A. Durant-Archibold and Ana Isabel C. Santana and Mahabir P Gupta},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2018},
  volume={217},
  pages={
          63-82
        }
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Piperaceae is the fifth largest family of plants in Panama. This review focuses on the ethnomedical uses of the most prevalent Panamanian species and biological activities of their extracts and/or constituents both in Panama and worldwide. Many species have a plethora of ethnomedical uses such as antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antidiabetic, anti-Helicobacter pylori, antiulcer, antiprotozoal, estrogenic, insecticidal, local anesthetic… CONTINUE READING