Boswellia copallifera resin commonly known as Copal Blanco and Copal de Penca harvested in Mexico. Background: The plant species Bursera copallifera (DC) bullock is used in traditional medicine to treat inflammation. The leaves of this plant. PDF | Plants from the Bursera genus are widely distributed in the tropical dry forests of Mexico. In traditional medicine, extracts from different.

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Anti-inflammatory activity of iridoids and verbascoside isolated from Castilleja tenuiflora.

These results busera illustrate the anti-inflammatory effects of B. Further studies on the physiological response when administered to insects and chemical characterization of the extracts are recommended. Let us know if you are satisfied or dissatisfied of their services, since obviously we are trying to advertise only for reputable garden supply companies.

Centro de Investigacion en Biotecnologia. Songklanakarin J Sci Technol. Podophyllotoxin and paclitaxel were included as positive controls.

Bursera copallifera – Useful Tropical Plants

Since the s, approximately small molecules have been identified as being effective agents for cancer therapy. The associated anti-inflammatory mechanism is mediated by the direct inhibition of COX-1 and moderate of COX-2, primarily associated with inflammatory disease. Villareal2 M. Journal List Pharmacogn Mag v. The stems, stem bark, and leaves of B.

National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. That being said, Copal de Penca is an excellent substitute for Frankincense in Latin American incense blends.

The purpose of this study was to determine the anti-inflammatory and cytotoxic activities of organic extracts from the stems, stem bark, and leaves of B. The hydroalcoholic extract of the stems HAS exhibited an anti-inflammatory activity of The results obtained in this study motivate future studies on extracts of B. Mouse model of acute inflammation The mouse model of acute inflammation that was used in this study was a slight modification of a previously reported procedure.


Cytotoxic assay All of the extracts that were obtained from the different parts of B. All copallufera the evaluated extracts exhibited anti-inflammatory effects at doses of 0. Table 2 Organic extracts from Bursera copallifera and their acute anti-inflammatory activities against TPA induced-mouse ear edema.

It is often considered to have one of the heaviest bodies and the strongest fragrance, with one notable exception being Palo Santo resin. Finally, INDO was effective against inflammation at the evaluated concentration. However, the novelty of our contribution lies in the broad panel of evaluated cell lines using several organic extracts aerial parts.

The resin produced by this species is one of the most prized and sought after copals in Mexico. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. However, this extract did not cpoallifera dose-dependent behavior, that is, activity was observed at doses of 0.

Neonate larvae of S. Fagaroides exhibited potent cytotoxic activity against four cancer cell lines. In addition, the in vitro cytotoxic activities of the organic extracts copqllifera evaluated using the sulforhodamine B assay.

Anti-inflammatory activity of leaf extract and fractions of Bursera simaruba L. Enter your search terms.

Cytotoxic activity of Thai medicinal plants for cancer treatment. Bioactive constituents from roots of Bursera tonkinensis. The positive control INDO exhibited significant inhibition The plants extracts have been shown to possess a range of biological activities.

We do get a small commission out of these sponsors that helps financing the website. Groups of six male mice CD1 weighing 25—30 g were maintained on a DMeL was the most effective extract and significantly inhibited The optical density was measured at nm using a microplate reader SpectraMaxPlusMolecular Devices.


These plant-based medicines that have traditionally been used in crude forms such as tinctures, teas, poultices, powders, and other herbal formulations, currently serve as sources to discover novel drugs.

Bursera copallifera

Recent developments in anti-inflammatory natural products. Chichiacle, Copalillo, Iztacteteo, Ticomaca. The effectiveness of these plant extracts used in folk medicine to suppress inflammatory responses may be due to their inhibitory activity on COX enzymes.

Little water when established Propagation: It is thought to be useful for uterine diseases and is made into ointments for relieving headaches. We evaluated the ability of extracts to inhibit mouse ear inflammation in response to topical application of O tetradecanoylphorbolacetate.

Therapeutic role of dual inhibitors of 5-LOX and COX, selective and non-selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Due to the numerous systems available, and many species being disputed and in a state of flux, we feel that most of our audience will be better served with a easier to understand condensed listing. Thus, the control of PL derivatives produced by the action of PLA 2 has long been used to treat these types of diseases. New colorimetric cytotoxicity assay for anticancer-drug screening.

Natural products are promising substances for the identification and development of bioactive compounds to develop drugs for the treatment of inflammatory diseases. A dye may be made from the bark and the resin is said to make a fine varnish for traditional word workings.