Snakebites and ethnobotany in the northwest region of Colombia. Part III: neutralization of the haemorrhagic effect of Bothrops atrox venom.

@article{Otero2000SnakebitesAE,
  title={Snakebites and ethnobotany in the northwest region of Colombia. Part III: neutralization of the haemorrhagic effect of Bothrops atrox venom.},
  author={Rafael Otero and Vitelbina N{\'u}{\~n}ez and Jacqueline Barona and R Fonnegra and S{\'i}lvia Jim{\'e}nez and Rafael Guerreiro Os{\'o}rio and M{\'o}nica Mar{\'i}a Saldarriaga and Andr{\'e}s Ochoa D{\'i}az},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2000},
  volume={73 1-2},
  pages={233-41}
}
Thirty-one of 75 extracts of plants used by traditional healers for snakebites, had moderate or high neutralizing ability against the haemorrhagic effect of Bothrops atrox venom from Antioquia and Chocó, north-western Colombia. After preincubation of several doses of every extract (7.8-4000 microg/mouse) with six minimum haemorrhagic doses (10 microg) of venom, 12 of them demonstrated 100% neutralizing capacity when the mixture was i.d. injected into mice (18-20 g). These were the stem barks of… CONTINUE READING

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