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2019 Oct 05

J Ethnopharmacol


Effects of Tithonia diversifolia (asteraceae) extract on innate inflammatory responses.


Broering M F, Nunes R, De Faveri R, De Faveri A, Melato J, Vieira M E, Malheiros A, Meira Quintão N L, Santin J R
J Ethnopharmacol. 2019 Oct 05; 242:112041.
PMID: 31252095.


Tithonia diversifolia (Helms.) A. Gray, popularly known in Brazil as "margaridão" or "mão-de-Deus" has been used in the folk medicine as anti-inflammatory and against other illnesses in several countries. Indeed, many studies show de effect of T. diversifolia in the inflammatory process, however, any of them have demonstrated the mechanism of cell migration.