Heteropterys angustifolia Gr.

Nota de alcance

PARTE UTILIZADA= Used part: Partes aéreas.

ACCION FARMACOLOGICA= Pharmacological action: Sedante.

COMPOSICIÓN QUÍMICA= Chemical composition: Nine seed oils from the families Pterocarpus marsupium, Cosmos sulphureus, Bidens biternata, Feronia elephantum, Heteropterys angustifolia, Malphigia glauca, Carissa carandus, Vanguria edulis, V. spinosa, and Swietenia mahagoni were analysed for their component acids by reversed-phase partition chromatog.  Ricinoleic acid was identified in P. marsupium seed oil; 9-hydroxy-10,12- and 13-hydroxy-9,11-octadecadienoic acids, in C. sulphureus and B. biternata seed oils, resp., and hexadecenoic and dihydroxy stearic acids in F. elephantum seed oil. 

ZONA GEOGRAFICA= Geografical zone: Brasil, Paraguay y NE de Argentina.

Nota bibliográfica

1) TOURSARKISSIAN, Martín. Plantas medicinales de Argentina : sus nombres botánicos, vulgares, usos y distribución geográfica. Buenos Aires : Hemisferio Sur, 1980, p.83.

2) BADAMI, R. C.; KUDARI, S. M. Minor seed oils.  IV.  Component acids of nine seed oils.  Journal of the Oil Technologists' Association of India (Mumbai, India). 1972, vol.4, nº2, p.59-64.

Heteropterys angustifolia Gr.
Término aceptado: 12-Nov-2007