Ethnopharmacological Studies in Oral Medicine

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
University of Illinois at Chicago
Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Information provided by:
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00200837
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: March 27, 2007
Last verified: March 2007
  Purpose

These are ethnomedicine studies of plants used by rural and indigenous peoples for pain and oral inflammation relief.


Condition
Oral Pain
Oral Ulcers
Oral Tumors

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Allocation: Random Sample
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Official Title: Ethnopharmacological Studies in Oral Medicine

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Further study details as provided by National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM):

Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: March 2002
Study Completion Date: February 2007
Detailed Description:

These are ethnomedicine studies of plants used by rural and indigenous peoples for pain relief in Central and South America.

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who use plants to relieve oral pain, inflammations, ulcers, and tumors
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00200837

Locations
United States, Illinois
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60612
Colombia
Universidad Nacional
Medellin, Colombia
Costa Rica
Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
San Jose, Costa Rica
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Illinois at Chicago
Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Michael D Colvard, DDS University of Illinois at Chicago
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00200837     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: K08 AT000987-01
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: March 27, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM):
oral mucosal pain
oral inflammations
anisillo
cordonsillo
Piperaceae
oral ulcers
oral tumors
mucosal pain
mucosal inflammations
cordoncillo

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Mouth Neoplasms
Ulcer
Oral Ulcer
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Pathologic Processes

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