Artículos de revistas
Antimicrobial activity of Davilla elliptica St. Hill (Dilleniaceae)
Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosia. Sociedade Brasileira de Farmacognosia, v. 15, n. 3, p. 209-211, 2005.
Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)
Davilla elliptica St. Hill (lixinha), family Dilleniaceae, is commonly used in the Brazilian folk medicine as purgative and stimulant. This work evaluated the antimicrobial activity of the methanol and chloroform extracts of the leaves and barks of D. elliptica using the disc-diffusion method. The results obtained showed that the methanolic extracts of the leaves and barks presented antimicrobial activity against the tested microorganisms.