Pharmacological properties of citrus and their ancient and medieval uses in the Mediterranean region.

@article{Arias2005PharmacologicalPO,
  title={Pharmacological properties of citrus and their ancient and medieval uses in the Mediterranean region.},
  author={Beatriz Teresa Alvarez Arias and L. Ram{\'o}n-Laca},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={97 1},
  pages={
          89-95
        }
}
  • Beatriz Teresa Alvarez Arias, L. Ramón-Laca
  • Published 2005
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of ethnopharmacology
  • This paper reviews the pharmacological properties of Mediterranean-grown citrus species (Citrus L., Rutaceae), including citron (Citrus medica L.), lime (Citrus xauantiifolia [Christm. [...] Key Result A much broader spectrum of pharmacological properties was recorded by these early writers than one might expect. The use of the citron and lemon as antidotes for 'poison and venom' is recorded in the very earliest material. According to modern scientific literature the citron and the bitter orange may possess…Expand Abstract
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