GC Figueiredo's scientific contributions

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Planta Med 2011; 77. DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1282474 Several plant species (>10) known as „Leather hat“ (Echinodorus spp. - Alismataceae) used in traditional medicine. We made field and laboratory studies and review on popular usage, occurrence and bioactivity of „Leather hat“ in Mato Grosso (MT), Brazil, from 2003-2007. The following species have been...
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„Sangra d'água“ is a medicinal tree plant (genus Croton). There are several species, including: C. urucurana Baill., C. salutaris Casar., C. lechleri Müll.Arg., C. planostigma Klotzch. [Croton urucurana (Euphorbiaceae) is the best known. We conducted „filed, lab studies“ and a literature review on popular usage, occurrence and bioactivity of C. uru...

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... The genus Echinodorus (commonly known as Amazon sword plants) of the Alismataceae family is the economically most important among the ornamental underwater aquatic plants (Brunel 2009). The Echinodorus species have a wide range of prospects: industrial, medical, ecological, and ornamental (Rieder et al. 2011). The genus Echinodorus is traditionally used in Brazilian ethno-medicinal systems as an anti-hypertensive, anti-inflammatory, and cardio-protective remedy (Marques et al. 2017). ...