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GASTROPROTECTIVE EFFECT OF Plectranthus barbatus (MALVA-SANTA) HERBAL MEDICINES
Plectranthus barbatus, (malva-santa), is popularly used to treat gastric disturbances and it is included in National Policy of Medicinal Plants and Herbal Medicine. This study aimed to evaluate the gastroprotective action of two Plectranthus barbatus herbal medicines available to population by two public pharmacies in the state of Ceará. Different groups of Swiss mice (n = 8) received orally malva-santa tincture 20% (0.2 ml /animal), dry tincture (5 – 20 mg/0,1ml/animal) or
PaperID: p 2051-2057
Author's Name: Challyany Sabino Custórdio, Yara Nara Guilherme Mesquita, Adriana Rolim Campos and Arlândia Cristina Lima Nobre de Morais
Volume: Volume 5
Issues: Volume 5
Keywords: Plectranthus barbatus, herbal medicine, gastroprotection.