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Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosia

Print version ISSN 0102-695XOn-line version ISSN 1981-528X

Abstract

ROCHA, Leandro; LUCIO, Elisabeth M. A.; FRANCA, Hildegardo S.  and  SHARAPIN, Nikolai. Mikania glomerata Spreng: development of a herbal medicine. Rev. bras. farmacogn. [online]. 2008, vol.18, suppl., pp.744-747. ISSN 0102-695X.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-695X2008000500019.

Although the pharmacological activity of Mikania glomerata Spreng. has been well known for a long time, there are a few studies concerning the elaboration of phytopharmaceutical products that assure an uniform preparation, effective doses and stability. In this work, tests with the objective of the optimization of the extraction process were performed; treatment of the plant drug for preparation of tinctures; determination of the adequate form of storage and the optimization of the preparation of the pharmaceutical form (syrup).

Keywords : Mikania glomerata; Asteraceae; technology of preparation; phytotherapy.

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