Antinociceptive activity of a hydroalcoholic extract obtained from aerial parts of Sebastiania schottiana (Euphorbiaceae).
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Sep 01, 2000
This study analyzed the antinociceptive effects of a hydroalcoholic extract obtained from the aerial parts of Sebastiania schottiana, a Brazilian medicinal plant used to treat various painful diseases. For this purpose, the writhing test, capsaicin and formalin induced-pain in mice were used. The results showed that the hydroalcoholic extract exhibited considerable antinociception in all the models studied, being more potent than aspirin.
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