Preliminary studies on Campomanesia xanthocarpa (Berg.) and Cuphea carthagenensis (Jacq.) J.F. Macbr. aqueous extract: weight control and biochemical parameters.

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An infusion of Campomanesia xanthocarpa Berg. (Myrtaceae) leaves (Guabiroba) and the herb Cuphea carthagenensis (Jacq.) J.F. Macbr. (Lythraceae) (Sete-sangrias) is traditionally used in the South of Brazil to treat high levels of cholesterol and triglycerides. The effects of the aqueous extracts of these herbs were investigated in rats fed on a high calorie… (More)

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@article{Biavatti2004PreliminarySO, title={Preliminary studies on Campomanesia xanthocarpa (Berg.) and Cuphea carthagenensis (Jacq.) J.F. Macbr. aqueous extract: weight control and biochemical parameters.}, author={Maique Weber Biavatti and Cristina Elena Far{\'i}as and Friedrich Curtius and L. M. Brasil and Sven Hort and Lena Schuster and Silva Leite and Sylva Prado}, journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology}, year={2004}, volume={93 2-3}, pages={385-9} }