Gastroprotective activity of sesquiterpene derivatives from Fabiana imbricata.


An infusion or decoction of the aerial parts of Fabiana imbricata (Solanaceae) is used in traditional medicine in Chile and Argentina as a digestive and diuretic agent. The main sesquiterpene of the plant was identified as 11-hydroxy-4-amorphen-15-oic acid. At doses of 25, 50 and 100 mg/kg, the compound showed a dose-dependent gastroprotective effect in HCl… (More)


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