Quillaja brasiliensis (St.Hil et Tul.)

Nota de alcance

PARTE UTILIZADA= Used part: Corteza.

ACCIÓN FARMACOLÓGICA= Pharmacological action: Astringente.

COMPOSICIÓN QUÍMICA= Chemical composition: A new abietane diterpene, the 19-O-beta-D-glucopyranoside of 16-hydroxylambertic acid was isolated from the leaves of Quillaja brasiliensis together with a known prosapogenin (3-O-beta-D-glucuronopyranosyl-quillaic acid), quercetin, and rutin. The new compound was identified by chemical and spectroscopic methods.

ZONA GEOGRAFICA= Geografical zone: Brasil 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.110-111.

2) KAUFFMANN, C., et al. Constituents from leaves of Quillaja brasiliensis. Natural Product Research. 2004, vol.18, nº2, p.153-157.

Quillaja brasiliensis (St.Hil et Tul.)
Término aceptado: 21-Nov-2007