Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2011 / Article / Fig 4

Original Article

Analysis of the Potential Topical Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Averrhoa carambola L. in Mice

Figure 4

Proposed effect of A. carambola against croton oil-induced skin responses. Schema represents a cross section of skin showing its layers—epidermis, dermis and hypodermis, as well as skin appendages (hair follicle, sudoriferous and sebaceous glands). Highlights a capillary which after croton oil stimulus promotes plasma leakage and cell migration, and A. carambola extract, fractions and compound 2 inhibit both events (cell migration and edema).
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