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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The minimum shoot length 3. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Red star Ruby Sunrise and blond qualities of Jaffa grapefruits and their influence on plasma lipid levels and plasma antioxidant activity in rats fed with cholesterol-containing and cholesterol-free diets. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. The chemical composition monomers of condensed tannins, flavonoids, and phenolic acids was found to be directly brasi,iensis to its antioxidant activity.

Rev Bras Cienc Farm Braz Arch Biol Technol. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. Rev Bras Farmacogn The toxicity of the ethanolic extract of the D.

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Ninety-one subfractions of 25 mL each were collected. Biochemical and physiological mechanisms mediated brrasiliensis allelochemicals. Photomicrographs of root metaxylem cells of E. For the early growth analysis of E. Antiplasmodial and cytotoxic activities of drimane sequiterpenes from Canella winterana.

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.

Drimys brasiliensis

Another compound evaluated was the aromadendrane spathulenol Figurecompound 1which was isolated from the chloroform extracts. The rutin, catechin, epicatechin, vanillic acid, ferulic acid, p -coumaric acid, and caffeic brasiliensus RS were prepared at a concentration of Only seedlings with roots of 2 mm in length were selected and transferred to transparent plastic boxes 13 x 8 x 3 cm containing filter paper moistened with 5 mL of the negative control solution, leaf or root fractions, or herbicide.


By HPLC, we detected catechin 1. They were housed in individual plastic cages with a light—dark cycle of 12 h. Thus, the IC 50 values of The percentage of normal seedlings was not significantly affected by the leaf extract fractions Table 1. How to cite this article. Protein quantification in the organs was performed by the Lowry method.

Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Mr. Values for the hexane fraction root extract treated seedlings could not be obtained for the 0. A linear relationship was not observed between hypocholesterolemic activity and dose since other unidentified mechanism could be involved.

Phytotoxic potential of Drimys brasiliensis miers for use in weed control

Other Uses The wood is moderately heavy, fragrant, compact, of low durability when exposed. Therefore, the effective concentrations evaluated in brasilieensis study could be considered low, indicating the potential of D. George Shepherd General Information Drimys brasiliensis is an evergreen shrub or tree with a small, dense crown; it can grow from 2 – 8 metres tall. The percentage of normal seedlings decreased linearly at a rate of The empirical trajectory of the use of plants is the first step toward the development of research on possible pharmacological activities.

Considering that the stem bark extract was rich in drimane sesquiterpenes and exhibited excellent inhibitory activity when evaluated in vitro against the promastigotes of L.


The archives of flora medicinal. High-performance liquid chromatography; PDA: In this research, we found that the extract of the bark of D. Preparation of extracts – The stem bark of D. The short, cylindrical bole can be 30 – 40cm in diameter[ Title Brazilian Trees. Rats were submitted to laparotomy, organs were removed lungs, liver, spleen, kidneys, and heartwashed with saline to remove blood, dried with bgasiliensis paper, and weighed. Introduction Plants are capable of producing secondary metabolites that affect the germination and growth of other plants; this interaction has been defined as allelopathy INDERJIT et al.

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A sesquiterpene drimane with antinociceptive activity from Drimys winteri bark. The phytotoxic activity of D. The presence or absence of any anomalies was noted, and the seedlings were classified as normal or abnormal, according to Brazil Weeds are adaptable to different habitats and often compete with crops by taking advantage of the favorable conditions that occur in agricultural systems.

Passo Fundo, RS, Brasil: A review of natural products with antileishmanial activity. This increased activity can be related to the lipophilicity caused by the addition of the aromatic ring to these compounds. Fraction 34 collected in hexane: From each photograph, 10 central cells of the metaxylem were measured with the aid of Image Pro Plus 5.

Upon treatment with the AcOEt fraction, linear decreases of Role of cytokinin and auxin in shaping root architecture: