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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 760683, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/760683
Research Article

Randomized, Double-Blind Clinical Trial to Assess the Acute Diuretic Effect of Equisetum arvense (Field Horsetail) in Healthy Volunteers

1Group of Toxicopharmacological Studies and Research, School of Pharmacy, Federal University of Goias, Avenida Universitária, Q. 62, Setor Universitário, 74605-220 Goiânia, GO, Brazil
2Hospital of Alternative Medicine, State Health Secretary of Goiás, Unified Health System, Rodovia BR-153, Km 8, Bairro Santo Antônio, 74853-040 Goiânia, GO, Brazil
3Romulo Rocha Center of Clinical Analysis, School of Pharmacy, UFG, Avenida Universitária c/1a Avenida, Q. 62, Setor Universitário,74605-220 Goiânia, GO, Brazil
4Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rua João de Abreu Esquina c/Rua 09 No. 192 Qd. F-8, Lt. 24E, Sala A-141 a A-147, Setor Oeste, 74175-100 Goiânia, GO, Brazil
5Arterial Hypertension League of Federal University of Goias, School of Medicine of the Federal University of Goias (UFG), Rua 235 c/1a Avenida s/n, Setor Universitário, 74605-220 Goiânia, GO, Brazil
6School of Nursing of the Federal University of Goias (UFG), Rua 235 c/1a Avenida, s/n, Setor Universitário, 74605-220 Goiânia, GO, Brazil
7School of Medicine of the Federal University of Goias (UFG), Rua 235 c/1a Avenida, s/n, Setor Universitário, 74605-220 Goiânia, GO, Brazil

Received 22 August 2013; Revised 19 December 2013; Accepted 26 December 2013; Published 4 March 2014

Academic Editor: Wagner Vilegas

Copyright © 2014 Danilo Maciel Carneiro 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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