Hancornia speciosa: indications of gastroprotective, healing and anti-Helicobacter pylori actions.

@article{Moraes2008HancorniaSI,
  title={Hancornia speciosa: indications of gastroprotective, healing and anti-Helicobacter pylori actions.},
  author={Thiago de Mello Moraes and Clenilson Martins Rodrigues and H{\'e}lio Kushima and Tais M Bauab and Wagner Villegas and Cl{\'a}udia Helena Pellizzon and Alba Regina Monteiro Souza Brito and Cl{\'e}lia Akiko Hiruma-Lima},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2008},
  volume={120 2},
  pages={161-8}
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Mangaba (Hancornia speciosa Gomez) is a medicinal plant frequently cited in ethnopharmacological inventories of the central region of Brazil against gastrointestinal disorders such as diarrhoea, ulcer, gastritis and stomach ache. AIM OF THE STUDY The hydroalcoholic extract (HE) and infusion (BI) of Hancornia speciosa bark were investigated for their ability to prevent and heal rodent gastric ulcer. MATERIALS AND METHODS The preventive and healing action of… CONTINUE READING