Berberis ruscifolia Lam.

Nota de alcance

PARTE UTILIZADA= Used part: Raíz. 

ACCIÓN FARMACOLÓGICA= Pharmacological action: Antimalárico. 

COMPOSICIÓN QUÍMICA= Chemical composition: The petroleum ether ext. of the medicinal plant B. ruscifolia was analyzed by gas chromatog. on SS, 3% SE 30 and OV 17 on Chromosorb W columns. Alkanes, alcs. and sterols were found as well as anthocyanins, the major one being delphinidin 3-malylglucoside. Results were corroborated by electrophoresis, alk. hydrolysis, further chromatog., and IR spectroscopy. 

ZONA GEOGRÁFICA= Geografical zone: N. y centro de Argentina. 

Nota bibliográfica

1) TOURSARKISSIAN, Martín. Plantas medicinales de Argentina : sus nombres botánicos, vulgares, usos y distribución geográfica. Buenos Aires : Hemisferio Sur, 1980, 178p.

2) FRONTERA, M. A.; TOMAS, M. A.; TOMBESI, O. L. Chromatographic and chemical study of Berberis ruscifolia Lam. of regional origin. Journal of High Resolution Chromatography . 1989, vol.12, nº10, p.691-692.

Berberis ruscifolia Lam.
Término aceptado: 05-Sep-2007