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J Ethnopharmacol. 1995 Jun 23;47(1):55-8.

Antiulcer activity of Pteleopsis suberosa.

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Pharmaco-Biological Department, School of Pharmacy, University of Messina, Italy.


The bark Pteleopsis suberosa is commonly used in Mali for the treatment of gastric ulcers. The present study evaluated the antiulcerogenic property of chloroform, ethanol and aqueous extracts and of decoction of P. suberosa bark against ulcer lesions induced by ethanol and indomethacin in rats. The results tend to confirm the popular use of the plant.

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