Evaluation of the anti-diarrheal activity of Salvia connivens.

CONTEXT Diarrheal disease is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity and accounts for 5-8 million deaths worldwide each year. Salvia connivens Epling (Lamiaceae) is used to treat sore throat, fevers, diarrhea, malaria, and also is used as an antipyretic. OBJECTIVE The present study evaluates the efficacy of S. connivens in the treatment of diarrhea… CONTINUE READING