Medicinal Plants in the Treatment of Colitis: Evidence from Preclinical Studies.

  title={Medicinal Plants in the Treatment of Colitis: Evidence from Preclinical Studies.},
  author={Marilia Trindade de Santana and Luana Mendonça Cercato and Jana{\'i}ne P Oliveira and Enilton Aparecido Camargo},
  journal={Planta medica},
  volume={83 7},
Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory condition whose treatment includes aminosalicylates, corticosteroids, and immunomodulators. Medicinal plants seem to be an important alternative treatment for this condition. They have been the subject of a great number of studies in recent years. This study was conducted to systematically review the medicinal plants tested in experimental models of ulcerative colitis. We conducted a systematic literature search through specialized databases (PUBMED… CONTINUE READING
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