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From: Essential oils from Syzygium aromaticum and Zingiber officinale, administered alone or in combination with benznidazole, reduce the parasite load in mice orally inoculated with Trypanosoma cruzi II

Fig. 2

Mean parasitemia curves of mice orally inoculated with Trypanosoma cruzi (Y strain - TcII), treated for 20 consecutive days with 100 mg/kg/day of benznidazole (BZ), essential oil (EO), and BZ + EO, and in untreated controls (NT). Inoculum: 1 × 104 blood trypomastigotes/animal. a - EO of Syzygium aromaticum (CEO); b - EO of Zingiber officinale (GEO). Beginning of treatment: 5th day after infection

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