Wedelia glauca (Ortega) O. Hoffin. ex Hicken

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PARTE UTILIZADA= Used part: Planta entera. 

ACCIÓN FARMACOLÓGICA= Pharmacological action: Aperitivo, tónico y antifebrífugo. 

COMPOSICIÓN QUÍMICA= Chemical composition: The essential oil obtained by hydrodistillation from the aerial parts of Wedelia glauca (Asteraceae) growing in San Luis, Argentina, was analyzed by GC and GC/MS. Forty-two compounds were identified. The oil was found to be rich in monoterpene hydrocarbons (near 94.9%), such as limonene (38.0%), sabinene (23.9%) and alpha-pinene (22.0%), which were the main components. 

ZONA GEOGRÁFICA= Geografical zone: Uruguay. 

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ÚLTIMOS AVANCES EN LA QUÍMICA Y ACTIVIDADES BACTERIOLÓGICAS EN LAS PLANTAS MEDICINALES= Medicinal plants, last advances on chemistry and bacteria activities on the medicinal herbs

 Atractyloside (I) was isolated from dried aerial parts of W. glauca.  I was sepd. by chromatog. on Sephadex LH-20 (51 mg I from 970 g plant material).

Nota bibliográfica

1) GONZALEZ, Matías ; LOMBARDO, Atilio ; VALLARINO, Aida. Plantas de la medicina vulgar del Uruguay. Montevideo : Talleres Gráficos, 1937. p. 115.

2) BAILAC, P.N., et al. Essential oil composition of Wedelia glauca (Ort.) Hoffman ex Hicken from Argentina. Journal of Essential Oil Research.  2005, vol.17 nº3, 401-402
 
3) SCHTEINGART, Claudio D.; POMILIO, Alicia B.  Atractyloside, toxic compound from Wedelia glauca. Journal of Natural Products. 1984, vol. 47, nº6, 1046-1047.    


Wedelia glauca (Ortega) O. Hoffin. ex Hicken
Término aceptado: 27-May-2008