Equisetum ramosissimum Desf.

Nota de alcance

PARTE UTILIZADA= Used part : Planta entera.

ACCION FARMACOLOGICA= Pharmacological action: Diurético, contra las arenillas y cálculo de la vejiga.

COMPOSICIÓN QUÍMICA= Chemical composition: Seventeen chem. compds. were isolated from the whole plants of Equisetum ramosissimum, a plant belonging to Equisetum of Equisetaceae by column chromatog., thin-layer chromatog. and recrystn., and structurally identified by modern spectroscopic technol. to be 5alpha,6alpha-epoxy-beta-ionone-3-O-beta-D-glucopyranoside (1), loliolide (2), cycloart-24(30)-ene-3beta-ol (3), cycloart-22(23)-ene-3beta-ol (4), ergost-6,22-diene-3beta,5alpha,8alpha-triol (5), friedelinol (6), apigene (7), genkwanin (8), genkwanin-5-O-beta-D-glucopyranoside (9), apigene-5-O-beta-D-glucopyranoside (10), luteolin (11), quercetin-3-O-beta-D-glucopyranoside (12), kaempferol-3-beta-D-glucopyranoside (13), kaempferol-3-O-beta-D-glucose-7-O-beta-D-glucopyranoside (14), adenine (15), beta-sitosterol (16), and beta-daucosterol (17). Of them, 1-5 and 15 were isolated from the plants of this genus for the first time.

ZONA GEOGRAFICA= Geografical zone: Uruguay. 

Nota bibliográfica

1) GONZALEZ, Matías ; LOMBARDO, Atilio ; VALLARINO, Aida. Plantas de la medicina vulgar del Uruguay. Montevideo : Talleres Gráficos,1937, p.43.

2) WANG, Xiaoxiong; JIA, Zhongjian. Chemical constituents of Equisetum ramosissimum. Xibei Zhiwu Xuebao. 2005, vol.25, nº12, p.2524-2528.

Equisetum ramosissimum Desf.
Término aceptado: 03-Oct-2007