Antiulcer mechanisms of Vernonia condensata Baker: A medicinal plant used in the treatment of gastritis and gastric ulcer

Research paper by Thaise Boeing, Luisa Mota da Silva, Lincon Bordignon Somensi, Benhur Judah Cury, Ana Paula Michels Costa, Marcel Petreanu, Rivaldo Niero, Sérgio Faloni de Andrade

Indexed on: 14 Mar '16Published on: 05 Mar '16Published in: Journal of Ethnopharmacology


The leaves from Vernonia condensata Baker are broadly used in folk medicine for the treatment of gastric ulcers and dyspepsia. The Brazilian Public Health System (SUS) describes this species as having the potential to serve as a new herbal product with therapeutic benefits.

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