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Geum quellyon


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Geum quellyon Sweet is a perennial herb of the Rosaceae family, native to the Central Region of Chile. It is commonly cultivated as a garden ornamental, and in that context is sometimes called Geum chiloense.

It has been used in the traditional medicine of the Mapuche Amerindians of Chile to treat tooth neuralgia, gastric inflammation, prostatitis and to regulate menstruation

The methanolic extract is obtained from the root of Geum quellyon. It is has a lot of action include anti inflammatory effect, anti oxidant, and antitumor effect which is our concern. The methanolic extract contain tannin compounds Tannins have been shown to have antitumor activity

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