Potential behavioral and pro-oxidant effects of Petiveria alliacea L. extract in adult rats.


ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Petiveria alliacea (Phytolaccaceae) is a perennial shrub indigenous to the Amazon Rainforest and tropical areas of Central and South America, the Caribbean, and sub-Saharan Africa. In folk medicine, Petiveria alliacea has a broad range of therapeutic properties; however, it is also associated with toxic effects. AIM OF THE… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2012.07.020


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