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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2015, Article ID 217598, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/217598
Research Article

Chemical Constituents and an Alternative Medicinal Veterinary Herbal Soap Made from Senna macranthera

1Departamento de Bioquímica e Biologia Molecular, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, 36570-000 Viçosa, MG, Brazil
2Departamento de Química, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, 31270-901 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

Received 23 October 2014; Accepted 14 February 2015

Academic Editor: Jenny M. Wilkinson

Copyright © 2015 Flávia Inoue Andrade 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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