Gastroprotective and Ulcer Healing Effects of Essential Oil of Hyptis martiusii Benth. (Lamiaceae)

  title={Gastroprotective and Ulcer Healing Effects of Essential Oil of Hyptis martiusii Benth. (Lamiaceae)},
  author={G. F. R. Caldas and Alisson Rodrigo da Silva Oliveira and A. Ara{\'u}jo and D. C. A. Quixabeira and J. Silva-Neto and J. H. Costa-Silva and I. R. A. de Menezes and F. Ferreira and A. Leite and J. G. M. da Costa and A. Wanderley},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  • G. F. R. Caldas, Alisson Rodrigo da Silva Oliveira, +8 authors A. Wanderley
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • PLoS ONE
  • Hyptis martiusii Benth. is an aromatic plant found in abundance in northeastern Brazil that is used in ethnomedicine to treat gastric disorders. The aim of this study was to elucidate the mechanisms of action involved in the gastroprotection of the essential oil of Hyptis martiusii (EOHM) and to evaluate its healing capacity. Wistar rats were exposed to different protocols and subsequently were treated with 1% Tween-80 aqueous solution (negative control), pantoprazole, carbenoxolone, N… CONTINUE READING
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