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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Rats were submitted to laparotomy, organs were removed lungs, liver, spleen, kidneys, and heartwashed with saline to remove blood, dried with filter paper, and weighed. The hexane fraction of the roots showed great potential to inhibit the parameters measured, particularly weeds root growth.

From each photograph, 10 central cells of the metaxylem were measured with the aid of Image Pro Plus 5. J Pharm Pharm Sci. The resulting extracts were vacuum filtered, pooled and concentrated in a rotary evaporator under reduced pressure. Photodiode array detector; RS: Drimys granatensis Mutis ex L. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.

The leaves and roots constitute the main source of allelochemicals WU et al.

Drimys brasiliensis – Taxonomy Result

The amounts of catechin, epicatechin, and rutin were calculated from the integrated peak areas of the extract, as Variation on the population, racial, and species level in the primitive relic angiosperm genus Drimys Winteraceae in South America. Acute toxicity Animal’s food intake and clinical symptoms were monitored daily, and body weight gain was checked every 7 days. A linear decrease in shoot growth of 4. Thus, this study aimed to determine the hypocholesterolemic potential of D.


In vivo experiments were performed brasiliehsis thirty male Wistar rats with initial mean weights of Open in a separate window. Blood collection was performed by cardiac puncture using a heparinized syringe, and rats were sacrificed by exsanguination.

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Factors modulating the levels of the allelochemical sorgoleone in Sorghum bicolor. Extracts of Julocroton triquetera Dichorisandra sp. The branches g were processed in the same way as the bark to produce a yield of Consequently, the importance of ethnopharmacology for the development of drugs has once more been proven.

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Anti-lipid Potential of Drimys brasiliensis

The differences between the LD 50 values in the different studies can be explained by the differences in the polarity of the extracts. Brazilian plants as possible adaptogens: In addition, a linear reduction in root length The anti-inflammatory effect of thirty flavonoids was evaluated, and among them, rutin and jaceosidina exhibited the best anti-inflammatory effect.


Anti-leishmanial and anti-trypanosomal potential of polygodial isolated from stem barks of Drimys brasiliensis Miers Drmys. The average size of the control seedling metaxylem cells was HPLC analysis of D.

Drimys brasiliensis

The effective concentrations of plant extracts on weed control were previously reported to range from 0. Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed. Seventy-five fractions of mL each were collected.

The goodness of fit of the dri,ys was tested at a level of significance of 0. A linear relationship was not observed between hypocholesterolemic activity and dose since other unidentified mechanism could be involved. Weeds are adaptable to different habitats and often compete with crops by taking advantage of the favorable conditions that occur in agricultural systems. Financial support and sponsorship Nil.

African Journal of Biotechnology, v. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, v. Pharmacological and toxicological studies of Drimys angustifolia Miers. Thus, the IC 50 values of How to cite this article. To determine the doses of D.