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Estrogenic and serotonergic butenolides from the leaves of Piper hispidum Swingle (Piperaceae)
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology 129(2): 220–226, 2010)
Ethnopharmacological relevance: Our previous work has demonstrated that several plants in the Piperaceae family are commonly used by the Q’eqchi Maya of Livingston, Guatemala to treat amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, and pain. ...
Estrogenic effects of herbal medicines from Costa Rica used for the management of menopausal symptoms
Objective: Outcomes from the Women's Health Initiative have demonstrated adverse effects associated with hormone therapy and have prioritized the need to develop new alternative treatments for the management of menopause ...