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Phytochemical characterization of extracts of the mesocarp of Bactris gasipaes and evaluation of its antioxidant power for pharmaceutical dermal formulations
The Bactris gasipaes is a native palm from Central America which its fruit is known as pejibaye, its wood is also used for the manufacture of various utensils, the marrow of its tender stems is edible and it is called ...
Quality verification of six medicines in wholes and halves tablets, re-packaged in individual plastic compartments during sixty days
Plastic boxes with individual compartments are often used to improve medication compliance and only a few studies have been done on the stability of the tablet halves after placing them on these devices. In this investigation, ...
Pruebas fisicoquímicas para la evaluación de la calidad de una marca costarricense de tisanas de valeriana
La ingesta del té en la población se ha tornado una práctica cotidiana para la administración de sustancias con propiedades farmacológicas, como la valeriana. Los objetivos fueron evaluar algunos aspectos de la calidad ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...