Cecropia catharinensis Cuatrecasas

Nota de alcance

PARTE UTILIZADA= Used part: Hojas.

ACCIÓN FARMACOLÓGICA= Pharmacological action: Internamente, en casos de bronquitis y asma, cardiotónica, diurética, externamente, para lavajes vaginales.

COMPOSICIÓN QUÍMICA= Chemical composition
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Three new triterpenes, 2alpha-acetoxy-3beta,19beta-dihydroxy-11alpha,12alpha-epoxy-ursan-28,13beta-olide,3beta-acetoxy- 2alpha,19alpha-dihydroxy-11alpha,12alpha-epoxy-ursan-28, 13beta-olide and 2-O-acetyl-euscaphic acid together eight known triterpenes were isolated from the roots and stems of Cecropia catharinensis. Their structures were determined by detailed analysis of NMR spectra and the relative configurations established by difference nOe experiments. In addition, four flavonoid glucosides (vitexin, isovitexin, orientin and isoorientin) were found in the leaves.

ZONA GEOGRAFICA= Geografical zone: Brasil.

Nota bibliográfica

1) OLIVEIRA SIMOES, Claudia María, et al. Plantas da maedicina popular no Rio Grande do Sul. Porto Alegre : UFGRS, 1986.

2) MACHADO, E.C., et al. Two new 11alpha,12alpha-epoxy-ursan-28,13beta-olides and other triterpenes from Cecropia catharinensis. Natural Product Research. 2008, vol.22, nº15, p.1310-1316.

Cecropia catharinensis Cuatrecasas
Término aceptado: 15-Nov-2007