Plants used in traditional medicine: extracts and secondary metabolites exhibiting antileishmanial activity
- Autores: Lago JH, Laurenti MD, Passero LF, Santos-Gomes G, Sartorelli P, Soares Campos BL
- Ano de Publicação: 2014
- Journal: Current Clinical Pharmacology
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23173968
Plants and their extracts have been used traditionally against different pathologies, and in some poor regions they are the only therapeutic source for treatments. Moreover, the identification of specific active secondary metabolites can be account for amelioration of clinical status of suffering individual.