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2020 Feb 10

J Ethnopharmacol


Sida tuberculata reduces oxidative stress and pain caused by the knee osteoarthritis.


Yamada E F, Olin L C, Pontel C L, da Rosa H S, Folmer V, da Silva M D
J Ethnopharmacol. 2020 Feb 10; 248:112277.
PMID: 31606533.


Knee osteoarthritis (OA) cause pain and edema, as well as unbalance between the production of reactive oxygen species and antioxidant activity. These problems interfere with the articular function, leading to a significant loss of life quality. Sida tuberculata R.E.Fr. is an herbaceous plant belonging to the Malvaceae family found in southern Brazil. This plant has traditionally been consumed as an infusion and popularly used in the treatment of many diseases, with antioxidant and antimicrobial activity, reducing pain and inflammation.