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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2018, Article ID 1413940, 10 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/1413940
Research Article

Effect of Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) Essential Oil on Acute Inflammatory Response

1Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, State University of Maringá, Maringá, PR, Brazil
2College of Health Sciences, Federal University of Grande Dourados, Dourados, MS, Brazil
3Department of Chemistry, State University of Maringá, Maringá, PR, Brazil

Correspondence should be addressed to Saulo Euclides Silva-Filho; moc.liamg@fse.oluas

Received 14 November 2017; Revised 31 January 2018; Accepted 6 February 2018; Published 18 March 2018

Academic Editor: Junji Xu

Copyright © 2018 Gabriel Fernando Esteves Cardia 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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