volume 22, issue 1, P165-172 2014
DOI: 10.1590/0104-1169.3143.2385
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Abstract: Objectivesto evaluate the antimicrobial, cytotoxic and healing activities of the ethanolic extract of the stems of Z. tuberculosa via topical use and/or oral ingestion.Methodantimicrobial assays in vitro using the disk diffusion method, the Artemia salina toxicity test, and in vivo assays with Wistar rats. From these was collected clinical, histological and biochemical data for evaluating the healing process.Resultsin vitro antimicrobial testing showed activity in relation to Streptococcus pyogenes, Staphyloco…

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