Machaonia brasiliensis Cham, et Schlecht

Nota de alcance

PARTE UTILIZADA= Used part: Raíz.

ACCIÓN FARMACOLÓGICA= Pharmacological action: Emético.

COMPOSICIÓN QUÍMICA= Chemical composition: Chemical investigation of the MeOH extract of the leaves of Machaonia brasiliensis (Rubiaceae) resulted in the isolation and identification of 3beta-O-beta-glucopyranosyl stigmasterol, 3beta-O-beta-glucopyranosyl sitosterol, secologanoside, 7-O-beta-glucopyranosyl quercetagetin, 4,5-O-dicaffeoylquinic acid and 5-O-caffeoylquinic acid. The structures of these compounds were established by spectroscopic analysis, including 2D NMR experiments. The chemotaxonomic relevance of the isolation of secologanoside is discussed.

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, p.112.

2) DOS SANTOS, A.R., et al. Polar constituents of the leaves of Machaonia brasiliensis (Rubiaceae) | [Constituintes polares das folhas de Machaonia brasiliensis (Rubiaceae)] Química Nova. 2004, vol.27, nº4, p.525-527.

Machaonia brasiliensis Cham, et Schlecht
Término aceptado: 21-Nov-2007