The cagaitera (Eugenia dysenterica D.C.) is a native fruit species from the Cerrado region of Brazil. Its main use is for food, but it has medical, pharmaceutical. The aims of this work were to elaborate a fruit wine from cagaita (Eugenia dysenterica DC) pulp and to compare the fermentations conducted with free and with. The mature fruits of cagaita (Eugenia dysenterica) are harvested by hand. After cleaning (immersion in sodium hypochlorite ppm) and selection, the fruits.

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Aiming to evaluate the potential use of cagaita in pathologies involving oxidative stress, such as neurodegenerative disorders, this study dugenia its antioxidant potential and neuroprotective effect.

Abstract Eugenia dysenterica is a plant typically found in the Cerrado biome and commonly used in popular medicine due to its pharmacological properties, which include antidiarrheal, skin healing, and antimicrobial activities. Four- m-thick sections were obtained using a microtome and stained with hematoxylin and eosin.

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View at Google Scholar. The pulp of the cagaita fruit has shown considerable promise for its vitamin C content and is considered a source of that nutrient when compared to other fruit. To receive news and publication updates for Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, enter your email address in the box below.

Table of Contents Alerts. Behavioral Studies In order to assess the neuroprotective properties of CHE against aluminium-induced neurotoxicity, three behavioral tests were conducted, namely, step-down test to evaluate short- and long-term memories [ 13 ], open-field, and chimney tests to dysentrica locomotor activity [ 1415 ].


Histopathological Analysis All animals that survived 22 days of treatment were dysentericaa to laparotomy for removal of the small intestine and liver. Results showed that in the control group, pyramidal cell layer thickness was of Cagaita pulp process The mature fruits of cagaita Eugenia dysenterica are harvested by hand. The oil extracted from the leaves has been claimed to have antifungal properties against Cryptococcus neoformans.

The results revealed that a greater concentration of esters, mainly methyl, ethyl hexanoate 6.

In Vivo Effects of Cagaita (Eugenia dysenterica, DC.) Leaf Extracts on Diarrhea Treatment

Eugenia axillaris White Stopper. The cagaita pulp can be introduced as a new product used in the formulation dysenterrica carbonated beverages, energy and isotonic drinks. In the present study, diarrhea was induced with ricin oil, and the antidiarrheal that effect produced by samples was analyzed utilizing chloride, magnesium, and phosphorus levels at different periods.

While evaluating the efficiency of using methanol and ethanol as solvents to determine the antioxidant activity in cagaita pulp Ribeiro et al. The solvent of ethanolic extract was evaporated under vacuum in a rotary-evaporator at C and further stored at C.

Tree in leaf Photograph by: Experimental conditions for square wave voltammetry SWV were as follows: This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Licensewhich permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The dehydrated material was clarified with xylol and embedded in Paraplast Histosec, Merck. Dysenteerica minutes after the administration of ricin oil, the animals received the treatments.


This assay was conducted for twenty-two days, after which the blood to be used for the evaluation of dysenteria levels was collected from all animals. Percentage yields of the hexanic, ethanolic, and aqueous extracts and of the infusion were, respectively, 8. The bark is used for tanning leather and for cork products; it is also used in folk medicine against dysentery.

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These values are higher than other fruits of the same genera, such as the pitanga and jambo. Eugenia uniflora Surinam Cherry.

This estimation was done by following the method mentioned by Ohkawa et al. Syzygium malaccense Malay Apple. Particle size analysis can be an useful tool to observe particle size reduction during enzymatic hydrolysis optimization to reduce juice viscosity.

Our readership spans scientists, professors, researchers, librarians, and students, as well as business professionals. The leaves are used for cattle feed, and in folk medicine as heart tonic and as treatment for dysentery, diabetesand jaundice. Although some eosinophilic necrosis phenotypes could still be seen, their occurrence was far less frequent than that in the AlCl 3 -treated group, especially in groups V and VI Figure 5.

Mice were gently placed on the platform upon stepping four paws onto the grid floor when they received dyswnterica 0.