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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 149468, 10 pages
Review Article

Efficacy and Safety of Medicinal Plants or Related Natural Products for Fibromyalgia: A Systematic Review

1Department of Physiology, Federal University of Sergipe, Marechal Rondom Avenue, 49000-100 São Cristovão, SE, Brazil
2Collegiate of Physical Therapy, Federal University of Sergipe, Cláudio Batista Street, 49060-100 Aracaju, SE, Brazil
3Department of Nursing and Pharmacy, Federal University of Alagoas, Lourival de Mello Motta Avenue, 57072-970 Maceió, AL, Brazil
4Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Federal University of São Francisco Valley, José de Sá Maniçoba Avenue, 56304205 Petrolina, PE, Brazil
5Department of Biological Sciences, Bauru School of Dentistry, University of São Paulo, Octávio Pinheiro Brisola Street, 17012-901 Bauru, SP, Brazil

Received 1 April 2013; Accepted 14 May 2013

Academic Editor: Cayetano Alegre

Copyright © 2013 Simone de Souza Nascimento et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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