In a multidisciplinary project of the Faculty of Medicine of the
UNAM an investigation was made about this traditional Mexican plant and they concluded that it affects the bacterium Helicobacter pylori.
Scientists from the Faculty of Medicine of the UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico) discovered that the
In a multidisciplinary project of the Faculty of Medicine of the UNAM, an investigation was made about this traditional plant and concluded that this plant affects the bacterium Helicobacter pylori and some of the diseases related to it, mainly gastritis.
In Mexico, there are around 500 species of
“We wanted to determine if in addition to its nutritional value, quelites could have some property in the control of diseases, to give it an added value and favor its consumption,” said Romero.
The bacterium H. pylori is very common among the population so scientists try to find alternatives in medicinal plants, more effective, less toxic and easily accessible.
Romero Álvarez commented: “In our project, the next step is to do
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