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Control de calidad de un colirio comercializado en las macrobióticas de Costa Rica que declara contener materias primas naturales
Quality control of an ophthalmic solution commercialized in Costa Rica macrobiotics that claim to contain natural raw materials
Justificación y objetivo: El Reglamento Técnico Centroamericano (RTCA) 11.03.64:11 (Productos Farmacéuticos. Productos Naturales Medicinales para Uso Humano. Registro Sanitario) especifica que los colirios no se pueden ...
A worldwide comparative-diagnostic study of medicinal natural products regulatory status
Herbal products encompass a variety of preparations of plant origin that are the oldest form that humanity has been using to treat diseases, a practice that has grown enormously in the last decade. The aim of this study ...
General aspects about Allium sativum - a review
Aspectos generales del Allium sativum - una revisión
Introduction: Garlic has been used as a food and medicinal plant through the years. Antimicrobial, antiviral, and immunostimulatory effects are attributed to garlic, so it is widely recommended to treat diseases like asthma, ...
Proposal to improve weaknesses in pharmacy at the University of Costa Rica
Introduction: In the complex educational process involved different actors interacting in a given context and that is why different models and strategies try to explain and address the causes that affect student academic ...
In vitro antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of ethanolic extracts from whole plants of three Impatiens species (balsaminaceae)
Context: Plants of Impatiens genus are recognized source of extracts with antioxidant and antimicrobial activity, including I. balsamina(Sanskrit name: Tairini), a plant traditionally used in Asia to treat infections and ...
A Journey through the History of Drug Quality Control, from Greece to Costa Rica
This review describes the evolution and development of drug quality control throughout different times in history. A bibliographic research was conducted from the database JSTOR from the University of Costa Rica. This ...
Validation of an enzyme-linked inmunosorbent assay (ELISA) kit for the quantification of gliadins in medicines and cosmetics
Celiac disease is caused by intolerance to gluten and the only current treatment is a gluten-free diet. Gliadins are the alcohol-soluble proteins that make up the majority of gluten and are the ones that have the most ...
Physicochemical and Microbiological Assays for Quality Evaluation of a Brand of Mentha piperita Tisanes in Costa Rica Market: Employment of the Central American Technical Regulation
Mentha piperita is a natural hybrid of water mint (Mentha aquatica) and spearmint (Mentha spicata L.), that are consumed as tisanes. For that reason, the present work evaluated physicochemical and microbiological aspects ...
Importance of the Quality Control of Herbal Teas: Evaluation of Two Senna Leaf Tisanes Brands Commercialized in Costa Rica through Physicochemical and Microbiological Assays Stipulated in the Central American Technical Regulation 11.03.56.09
The senna leaf contains a powerful natural laxative called anthraquinone. Despite this indication, the quality control of this raw material is not strict, compared to other substances with pharmacological properties, which ...
Socioeconomic and intellectual property analysis in pharmaceutical natural products
The absence of a consolidated definition of the term “natural product” is a problem to establish a relationship between this concept and intellectual property. The intellectual property includes many different categories, ...