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a genus in the plant family of Euphorbiaceae.

Phyllanthus abnormis
North American plant; contains an unidentified toxin which causes liver and kidney damage manifested by compulsive walking, tenesmus, rectal prolapse, petechiation and death. Called also spurge.
Phyllanthus gasstroemii
may cause cyanide poisoning.
Phyllanthus lacunarius
causes gastroenteritis.
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Das 9 especies de plantas, apenas 7 apresentaram estudos aproveitados: Carica papaya (68), Casearia sylvestris (7), Croton goyazensis (1), Croton urucurana (4), Jatropha elliptica (1), Phyllanthus niruri (49) e Phyllanthus tenellus (6).
Phyllanthus niruri extract could improve immunoglobulin-M anti phenolic glycolipid-1 level in seropositive contact of Hansen's disease patients.
2000), Acalypha indica, Phyllanthus niruri, Azadirachta indica, Piper betle, Mentha piperita (Dinakaran, 2001), Allium sativum (Sahu et al.
Blumberg, Effects of an extract from Phyllanthus niruri on hepatitis B and woodchuck hepatitis viruses: in vitro and in vivo studies.
origanoides y Phyllanthus niruri observaron mayor control del patogeno, Bipolaris maydis cuando los aplicaron en forma preventiva, mientras que con el EE de Heliotropium indicum no encontraron diferencias.
Biocontrol agents induce disease resistance in Phyllanthus niruri Linn against damping-off disease caused by Rhizoctonia solani.
Murugan, Antimalarial Activity and Phytochemical Screening of Ethanolic leaf extract of Phyllanthus niruri and Mimosa pudica, Int.
Sil, "The protein fraction of Phyllanthus niruri plays a protective role against acetaminophen induced hepatic disorder via its antioxidant properties," Phytotherapy Research, vol.
Can Phyllanthus niruri affect the efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for renal stones?
Plants such as Phyllanthus niruri, Acalypha hispida, and Mormodica charantia that are rich in a wide variety of secondary metabolites have been found in vitro to have antimicrobial properties (Ajibade and Famurewa, 2011; Oluduro et al.