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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All other variables analyzed showed no significant differences among the concentrations when treated with either fraction Table 1. Anti-hiperalgesic properties of the extract and the main sesquiterpene polygodial isolated from the barks Drimys winteri.

Journal List Pharmacogn Mag v. The hexane fraction of the roots showed great potential to inhibit the parameters measured, particularly weeds root growth. The traditional use of Drimys brasiliensis Miers Winteraceae in the south of Brazil to reduce cholesterol has not been described in scientific literature.

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Growth of white clover seedlings treated with aqueous extracts of leaf and root of tough lovegrass. Factors modulating the levels of the allelochemical sorgoleone in Sorghum bicolor. For the characteristics evaluated in both weed species upon treatment with D.


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Now containing plants. The resulting extracts were vacuum filtered, pooled and concentrated in a rotary evaporator under reduced pressure. For other uses, see Drimys disambiguation. Secondary metabolites derived from plants may serve as a promising environmentally friendly tool for weed management. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

The antioxidant activity is directly related to the chemical composition of the extract where monomers of condensed tannins, flavonoid, and phenolic acids were detected.

Casali for assistance with plant material collection, Prof. Kuntze on development of Sesamum indicum L. Fraction 34 collected in hexane: Allelopathic effects of leaf litter and live roots exudates of Eucalyptus species on crops. Germination and early growth of E.

The smallest average cell size Leaf and root extracts of the invasive shrub, Lonicera maackiiinhibit seed germination of three herbs with no autotoxic effects. J Pharmacol Exp Ther The ecosystem and evolutionary contexts of allelopathy. The hexane and AcOEt root fractions of D. Next, a smear of the parasites was fixed with methanol and stained with Giemsa. The root extract fractions effectively inhibited the growth and changed the morphology of P.

The initial screening revealed plasmodicidal activity only for the chloroform extract of the stem bark, which produced an IC 50 value of 3. Drimane derivatives from Drimys brasiliensis. The commercial herbicide exerted greater phytotoxic effects on the shoot growth of weed species compared to the chemical fractions; however, the hexane fraction from root extracts exhibited the highest inhibitory potential for both species Figure 7 B.


The empirical trajectory of the use of plants is the first step toward the development of research on possible pharmacological activities. Nat Prod Commun 5: Other studies have related the presence of phenolic compounds to an improvement in the plasma antioxidant capacity. 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.

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Protein measurement with the Folin phenol reagent. Effects of allelochemical stress produced by on seedling root ultrastructure of Phaseolus vulgaris and Cucurbita ficifolia.

The anti-inflammatory effect of thirty flavonoids was evaluated, and among them, rutin and jaceosidina exhibited the best anti-inflammatory effect. Fractionswhich were eluted with hexane: