Nicandra physaloides (L) Gaertn

Nota de alcance

PARTE UTILIZADA= Used part: Hojas, frutos.

ACCIÓN FARMACOLÓGICA= Pharmacological action: Calmante, venenoso.

COMPOSICIÓN QUÍMICA= Chemical composition: Five new ergostane-related compounds, nicaphysalins A (1), B (2), C (3), D (4) and E (5), were isolated from the fresh whole plants of Nicandra physaloides (Solanaceae). Their structures were established by spectroscopic means. Nicaphysalins D (4) and E (5) had a folmyloxy group at C-22 in the side chain.

ZONA GEOGRAFICA= Geografical zone: Brasil, Perú, Bolivia y N 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.124.

2) SHINGU, K., YAHARA, S., NOHARA, T. Five new ergostane-related compounds from Nicandra physaloides. Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin. 1994, vol.2, nº2, p.318-321.

Nicandra physaloides (L) Gaertn
Término aceptado: 05-Dic-2007