Eryngium pandanifolium Cham. y Schelecht

Nota de alcance

PARTE UTILIZADA=Used part: Raíces, rizoma.

ACCIÓN FARMACOLÓGICA=Pharmacological action: Depurativa, astringente.

COMPOSICIÓN QUÍMICA=Chemical composition: The essential oil obtained by hydrodistillation of inflorescence parts of Eryngium paniculatum Cav. (Apiaceae), caraguatá, growing in Argentina was analyzed by GC and GC/MS. Seventeen constituents were identified, of which (E)-anethole (52.6%) and α-pinene (19.1%) were the major components.

ZONA GEOGRÁFICA=Geografical zone: Uruguay.

Nota bibliográfica

1) GONZALEZ, Matías ; LOMBARDO, Atilio ; VALLARINO, Aida. Plantas de la medicina vulgar del Uruguay. Montevideo : Talleres Gráficos,1937, p.34.

2) COBOS, M.I., et al.  Composition of the essential oil of Eryngium paniculatum Cav. Journal of Essential Oil Research. 2002, vol.14,nº2, p. 82-83

Eryngium pandanifolium Cham. y Schelecht
Término aceptado: 07-Dic-2007