1. Drimys brasiliensis species, flowering plants. The traditional use of Drimys brasiliensis Miers (Winteraceae) in the south of Brazil to reduce cholesterol has not been described in scientific. The essential oils obtained from Southern Brazilian native Drimys brasiliensis Miers and Drimys angustifolia Miers were analyzed by GC and GC/MS. The oils.

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Allelopathy Journal, rdimys, n. A linear relationship was not observed between hypocholesterolemic activity and dose since other unidentified mechanism could be involved. Root A and shoot lengths B of E. February 08, ; Accepted: The resulting extracts were vacuum filtered, pooled and concentrated in a rotary evaporator under reduced pressure.

The antiplasmodial activity was determined by examining the slides under a microscope and counting the non-infected red cells GRL and infected cells GRI to obtain the inhibition percentage formula 1. A sesquiterpene drimane with antinociceptive activity from Drimys winteri bark.

The hexane fraction from D.

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To verify the hypocholesterolemic effects of D. However, the presence of sesquiterpenes, particularly in D. The high herbicidal potential of D.

Antifungal activity of drimane sesquiterpenes from Drimys brasiliensis using bioassay-guided fractionation. Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed.

The traditional use of Drimys brasiliensis Miers Winteraceae in the south of Brazil to reduce cholesterol has not been described in scientific literature. Allelopathic interactions between plants. Another serious public health problem is malaria, which is caused by protozoa of the genus Plasmodium and is transmitted to humans by female Anopheles mosquitoes, producing fever and other symptoms.


Doses used can be considered safe since animals did not present any clinical signs of toxicity during treatment. Drimys granatensis Mutis ex L. When the seedlings are 2 – 3cm tall, pot them up into individual containers and they should be ready to plant out 10 – 12 months later[ Title Brazilian Trees.

Trager W, Jensen JB The plant is usually only a shrub in the northern, tropical part of its range, becoming taller and more tree-like in the southern, more sub-tropical areas[ Title Brazilian Trees. The extract was prepared at a concentration of African Journal of Biotechnology, v. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology, v. Revista Brasileira Zootecnia, v. However, Drimys winteri is not native to Brazil the range given in the books. Sixty subfractions of 25 mL each were collected.

Kuntze on development of Sesamum indicum L. The experimental design was completely randomized and contained four replicates of 10 seedlings. Revista Brasileira de Sementes, v.

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In contrast, the leaf extract fractions inhibited the growth of E. The plant was identified as D. The chloroform extracts of the stem bark, branches and leaves were subjected to column chromatography. The growth of P. The relative weight gain was calculated relative to the initial weight day 0. This paper evaluates CHCl 3 and CH 3 OH extracts of the stem bark, branches and leaves of Drimys brasiliensis and drimane sesquiterpenes isolated from the stem bark against strains of Leishmania amazonensis and Leishmania braziliensis promastigotes and Plasmodium falciparum trophozoites.

Spirulina platensis effects on the levels of total cholesterol, HDL and triacylglycerols in rabbits fed with a hypercholesterolemic diet. Rev Bras Cienc Farm Brazilian plants as possible adaptogens: All of the compounds were identified based on their spectral data through comparison with the literature Malheiros et al.

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Anti-lipid Potential of Drimys brasiliensis

Effects of medicinal plant extracts on growth dri,ys Leishmania L. Multi site action of allelochemicals. A lack of normality or homogeneity or both required the use of a nonparametric Kruskal-Wallis test to obtain pairwise comparisons at a significance level of 0. A yield of 0. Despite these widespread uses of the bark, current literature lacks studies on the pharmacology and chemistry of D.

Cutaneous leishmaniasis has a worldwide distribution and is a public health problem, with The extract showed strong antioxidant properties 1,1-diphenylpicrylhydrazyl assayprobably responsible by hypocholesterolemic activity of the plant. J Agric Food Chem. Antifeedant and growth inhibitory effects of extracts and drimanes of Drimys winteri stem bark against Spodoptera littoralis Lep. Use of a free radical method to evaluate antioxidant activity. Drimane sesquiterpenes[ 23 ] were isolated from the aerial parts of D.

Year ISBN Description An extremely concise book, listing approximately 1, species and varieties of plants with their botanical name, common name in Brazil, regions in Brazil where the plant is found, a brief list of uses and any medically active compounds in the plant. The results of body weight gain and food intake were evaluated through the analysis of two-way ANOVA for repeated measures.

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