Calycophyllum spruceanum (Benth.), the Amazonian “Tree of Youth” Prolongs Longevity and Enhances Stress Resistance in Caenorhabditis. Calycophyllum spruceanum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network ( GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research. Preferred Scientific Name; Calycophyllum spruceanum. Taxonomic Tree; Domain : Eukaryota; Kingdom: Plantae; Phylum: Spermatophyta.

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Opera Botanica Belgica, This forms a thin film covering their bodies believed to help fight the effects of aging, parasites and fungal infections. Peruvian tribes also apply the powdered bark to fungal infections of the skin. Inresearchers reported the discovery of several new plant chemicals called seco-iridoids and reported that three of them were active against the tropical parasite, Trypansoma cruzi. Calycophyllum multiflorum, Eukylista spruceana Common names: With the tree shedding its bark annually, calycophjllum resource would be highly sustainable.

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Enraizamiento de brotes de capirona Calycophyllum spruceanum Benth. As a result of this work, mulateiro was been approved in the European Union as an ingredient employed in cosmetic products in February, No part of this document may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage or retrieval system, including websites, without written permission.

It grows white or green flowers between March and April. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is called mulateiro or pau-mulato in Brazil and it goes by name of capirona in Sprcueanum.

Worldwide Ethnomedical Uses Amazonia as a contraceptive, emollient and vulnerary; for burns, cuts, diabetes, fungal infections, skin parasites, and wounds Brazil for age spots, cuts, diabetes, eye infections, ovarian problems, scars, scrapes, skin fungi, skin parasites, skin problems, wrinkles, and wounds, and as an antioxidant and cosmetic Paraguay for diabetes Peru as an calycophyllmu, cicatrizant, contraceptive, emollient, hemostat, tonic, and vulnerary; for abscesses, age spots, anti-aging, bleeding, bruises, cancer, diabetes, eye infections, fibromas, fungal infections, infections skininsect bites, liver problems, malaria, ovarian disorders, pellegra, rashes, scabies, scars, skin parasites, skin problems, skin tumors, spruceeanum, tumors, uterine calgcophyllum, wounds, and wrinkles Third-Party Published Research on Mulateiro Available third-party documentation and research on mulateiro be found at PubMed.


No Brasil, inclui mais de 2. Views View Edit History. Indole monoterpene calycophylkum from Chimarrhis turbinata DC Prodr: The isolated phenols have demonstrated strong antioxidant activity, which may explain its traditional use to stop the aging process of the skin.

The Indians also use a tea made from the bark on their bodies after bathing and then sun dry themselves. The tree propagates easily from the many seeds it produces. Journal of Food Protectionn.

Apresenta folhas simples e pequenas flores brancas entre junho e julho. Calycophyllum spruceanum [2] common name: Timbers of the New World.

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calyclphyllum Even a branch of the Brazilian government is currently working with researchers and manufacturers about these new possible uses and markets for mulateiro bark in the body care products industry. Silvae Geneticav.

This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Bark The following text has been reprinted from: Canadian Journal of Forest Researchv. Rubiaceae against Sitophilus zeamais Coleoptera: Phenotypic selection of Calycophyllum spruceanum on farms in the Peruvian Amazon: Revista Forestal Mesoamericanav.

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This tree avoids lichensfungi, epiphytes and lianasby getting rid of its bark. Chemosystematic markers of Rubiaceae. Only two studies have been published thus far on mulateiro. A bark decoction is used topically for eye infections and infected wounds as well as for skin spots, skin depigmentation, wrinkles and scars.

Views Read Edit View history. They also prepare spruecanum bark decoction to treat skin parasites – especially “sarna negra” – a nasty little bug that lives under the skin which is commonly found in the Amazon basin area. The smooth green bark underneath is somewhat like a sunburnt human. It also stops bleeding quickly and is often applied to bleeding cuts. Summary [ edit ] Description Calycophyllum spruceanum pau mulato. Technological development of aqueous extracts from Calycophyllum spruceanum mulateiro using factorial design.


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Brazilian Journal of Pharmacognosyv. A leader in creating a world-wide market for the important medicinal plants of the Amazon since With these studies, as well as the two groups of chemicals demonstrating antibacterial, antifungal, and insecticidal properties, scientists are just beginning to validate its traditional uses calyophyllum various bacterial and fungal infections of the skin and as an insect repellent.

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This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat It grows tall and straight up to a height of about 30 meters, and has been long used as a source of good, high density lumber.

Genetic variation in wood mechanical properties of Calycophyllum spruceanum at an early age in the Peruvian Amazon. It has recently sparked the interest of scientists and formulators of natural body care products in South America for sprhceanum beneficial effect to the skin. Its calycophyllumm thought to soothe insect bites and reduce bruising and swelling.

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