Plantago tomentosa Lam.

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PARTE UTILIZADA= Used part: Partes aéreas.

ACCION FARMACOLOGICA= Pharmacological action: Vulnerario, antiinflamatorio, emoliente.

COMPOSICIÓN QUÍMICA= Chemical composition: Plantago tomentosa Lam. was studied to its identification as drug (powder, tinctures, extracts, etc). There were described the main hystological elements present at the leaves: tector and glandular hairs, leaf epiderms and structural arrangement of the mesophill. The chemistry identification was made by the chromatographic outline of the saponin and/or flavonoid fractions. Tanins gave insatisfactory chromatograms, with condensated stains.

ZONA GEOGRAFICA= Geografical zone: América del Sur.

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DIVERSIDAD GENÉTICA Y MEJORAMIENTO DE PLANTAS MEDICINALES= Medicinal plants and improvement of medicinal herbs:

Plantago tomentosa Lam. was studied to its identification as drug (powder, tinctures, extracts, etc). There were described the main hystological elements present at the leaves: tector and glandular hairs, leaf epiderms and structural arrangement of the mesophill. The chemistry identification was made by the chromatographic outline of the saponin and/or flavonoid fractions. Tanins gave insatisfactory chromatograms, with condensated stains.

Nota bibliográfica

1) TOURSARKISSIAN, Martín. Plantas medicinales de Argentina : sus nombres botánicos, vulgares, usos y distribución geográfica. Buenos Aires : Hemisferio Sur, 1980, p.100 .

2) JORGE, L.F.; ORTEGA MARKMAN, B.E. Histological and chemistry (thin-layer chromatography) identification of Plantago tomentosa Lam. (tanchagem). [CARACTERIZACAO HISTOLOGICA E QUIMICA (CROMATOGRAFIA EM CAMADA DELGADA) DE PLANTAGO TOMENTOSA LAM. (TANCHAGEM)]. Revista Brasileira de Farmacia. 1994, vol.75, nº1, p.10-12.

Plantago tomentosa Lam.
Término aceptado: 19-Nov-2007