In this chapter, studies on medicinal plants from the Amazon region on different experimental models were studied. Clearly and objectively addressing the popular use of these species, which justified the chosen models, botanical and phytochemical characteristics of the species. In addition, the results already published to the scientific community and future perspectives of the developed works will be exposed.
Mayara Tania Pinheiro
Natural Products Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Biological and Health Sciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biotechnology, Federal University of Amapá, Macapá, Amapá, Brazil.
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