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  • Phyllanthus urinaria plant was used by Caribs with other plants in a bath against bad luck (called 'piai') [ 66 ] . Pharmacological activities of various compounds in some species of Phyllanthus include analgesic, antiinflammatory, antilipoxigenase, antiallergic, nitrosamina blocker, aldose reductase inhibitor, antiviral, mitochondrial ATPase inhibitor, phosphodiesterase inhibitor and cyclooxigenase inhibitor [ 111 ] . Other activities are hepatoprotective, phosphorilase and tirosine kinase inhibitor, phospholipase A 2 inhibitor and increased the survival of hepatocellular carcinoma harbouring animals [ 54 111 113 112 ] . The compound with hepatoprotective activity is triacontanol [ 114 ] . Several compounds found in Phyllanthus species, like flavonoids (quercetin, rutin), tannins (geraniin, furosin), benzenoids (ethyl gallate, methyl gallate) and phytosterols showed antinociceptive effects in mice or multiple mechanisms of action [ 111 115 ] . The flavonoids also have anti-inflammatory properties [ 38 11 ] . The hydroalcoholic extracts of four Phyllanthus species were 2 - 6 fold more active in causing antinociception than aspirin depending on the route of administration and the pain model used [ 115 ] . Phyllanthus amarus has antioxidant properties, reverses chromosomal alterations induced by genotoxic agents and has anticancer activity [ 112 ] . Active compounds may be flavonoids (quercetin, astragalin), ellagitannins (amarinic acid), hydrolysable tannins (phyllanthisiin D) [ 112 ] . The multiple plant compounds found in Phyllanthus species might help clear up any physiological condition that results in dogs having difficulty following game animals.

  • Indigenous Mayans and inhabitants of Eastern Nicaragua use Caspicum frutescens for fever, respiratory problems and infections [ 59 53 ] . Capsaicinoids are powerful skin irritants [ 54 ] . Capsaicin is a vanillylamide with hyperemic and anaesthetic properties [ 39 61 ] . It causes vasodilatation, enhanced permeability and has antiinflammatory and neurotransmitter activation properties [ 61 ] . Capsicum species have inhibitory effects on Bacillus species, Clostridium species and Streptococcus pyogenes [ 59 ] .

  • Lepianthes peltata plants contain alkaloids, carotenoids, anethol, chavicine, piperine and lignans [ 94 ] . S. aureus was partially inhibited by Lepianthes peltata . Lepianthes peltata methanolic extract had antioxidant activity attributed to the catechol derivative (4-nerolidylcatechol) [ 97 ] . Plants showed a significant analgesic effect lasting for 30 minutes [ 81 ] . The anti-inflammatory effectiveness of the methanol leaf extract supports this traditional use of Lepianthes peltata [ 94 ] . The plant's analgesic, antiinflammatory and antibacterial effects may help clear up any health problems of the dog that prevent it from successfully tracking a game animal.

  • Capsaicin's use in the treatment of chronic pain is due to an analgesic effect that is explained by capsaicin's action of depletion of stores of substance P from primary sensory neurons as a consequence of the reduced production of prostaglandin [ 39 60 ] . Capsaicin's antiphlogistic activity is due to the "counter-irritant effect"; which means that a local irritant effect exerts an additional more remote antiinflammatory effect [ 60 ] . This is explained by a liberation of corticoids under the influence of certain cutivisceral reflexes [ 60 ] . The counter-irritant effect on the gastric mucosa also occurs because capsaicin stimulates production of the cytoprotective prostaglandin E 2 [ 60 ] . Capsaicin produces analgesic and antiinflammatory effects because it inhibits both 5-lipoxygenase and cycoloxygenase [ 39 ] . A 10 g human ingestion of red pepper stimulated carbohydrate oxidation [ 62 ] . This may explain why the Chocó Indians used it to give their hunting dogs more "energy" [ 25 ] .

  • Any effect of the plants claimed to be efficacious against scorpion stings may be due to symptomatic relief - analgesic, antiinflammatory, antipruritic effects, in addition to other biological activities [ 11 ] .


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