Figure 4: Lesion thickness (a) and number of parasites (b) in hamster footpad infected with 106 promastigotes of Leishmania braziliensis. The animals were treated with leaf ethanolic extract from Astronium fraxinifolium (EEF). The protocol of treatment was 4 dairy doses of 20  L of 2.5 mg/mL plant material and 1 booster dose of 40  L of the plant. The treatment started when the lesions appeared (3 weeks).