Treatment of gastric ulcers and diarrhea with the Amazonian herbal medicine sangre de grado.

@article{Miller2000TreatmentOG,
  title={Treatment of gastric ulcers and diarrhea with the Amazonian herbal medicine sangre de grado.},
  author={Mark J Miller and Wallace K MacNaughton and Xian Jun Zhang and Jane H. C. Thompson and Randi M. Charbonnet and Paul M. Bobrowski and Jos{\'e} Manuel Izquierdo Lao and Ann Marie Trentacosti and Mario Joel Sandoval Sandoval},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={279 1},
  pages={
          G192-200
        }
}
Sangre de grado is an Amazonian herbal medicine used to facilitate the healing of gastric ulcers and to treat gastritis, diarrhea, skin lesions, and insect stings. This study was designed to evaluate the gastrointestinal applications. Gastric ulcers were induced in rats by brief serosal exposure of the fundus to acetic acid (80%). Sangre de grado was administered in drinking water at 1:1,000 and 1:10,000 dilutions from the postoperative period to day 7. Guinea pig ileum secretory responses to… CONTINUE READING

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