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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All of the extracts that were obtained from the different parts of B. Cytotoxic podophyllotoxin type-lignans from the steam bark of Bursera fagaroides var. Since the s, approximately small molecules have been identified as being effective agents for cancer therapy. Biodiversidad Mexicana,available from http: MeS moderately inhibited the inflammation, reaching We assessed the anti-inflammatory activities of the organic extracts of B. Fagaroides exhibited potent cytotoxic activity against four cancer cell lines.

Natural products are promising substances for the identification and development of bioactive compounds to develop drugs for the treatment of inflammatory diseases. A tea made from the bark of the tree is also thought to be helpful for various internal injuries and to be a cleansing expectant for the lungs. The weight increase of the burrsera punches was directly proportional to the degree of inflammation. How to cite this article: Inhibition of platelet phospholipase A 2 activity by catuaba extract suggests antiinflammatory properties.

Ear punch biopsies 8 mm in diameter were obtained and immediately weighed. The stems, stem bark, and leaves of B. However, DMeSB exhibited moderate activity Arachidonic acid and prostaglandin E2 release and enhanced cell proliferation induced by the phorbol ester TPA in a murine epidermal cell line.

The research on Boswellia copallifera moderate is ongoing. The following extracts were obtained from various parts of the plant: Copal buraera Penca is a semi-hard, opaque white resin obtained from the Bursera genus.

Within the search of natural products with activity on insects, organic extracts hexane, ethyl acetate and methanol of Bursera copallifera and B. Heating the resin indirectly on an electric burner or hotplate also works quite well, just be sure to contain the resin as it will readily liquefy.

We vopallifera get a small commission out of these sponsors that helps financing the website. The method employed was bursfra on the sulforhodamine B assay, as reported by Skehan, et al.

Villareal2 M. Extracts from the leaves are busrera for their insect repellent properties. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Outside on incense production, Copal de Penca resin bursdra used medicinally for various complaints.

All of the experiments were performed using copaklifera of six animals each. The positive control INDO exhibited significant inhibition Cytotoxic activity of antioxidant and anti-proliferative capacity of a dichloromethane extract of Dicerocaryum senecioides Leaves, Brazilian Cerrado plants used in traditional medicine against cancer cell lines.

Footnotes Source of Support: Podophyllotoxin and paclitaxel were included as positive controls. We try to check carefully the identification of the plants on the illustrations as well as the other information from the page, but occasionally errors do occur.

Accessed on 25 Aug The animals were allowed to adapt to the laboratory for at least 3 h prior to testing and were only used once.

Prostaglandin E and F levels in mouse epidermis are increased by tumor-promoting phorbol esters. The anti-inflammatory activities of these extracts were evaluated on TPA-induced auricular edema in mice.

Bursera copallifera

Thus, all the extracts except MeSB, which showed no activity on TPA test were used in subsequent in vitro tests to determine the mechanism of their anti-inflammatory activity. Therapeutic role of dual inhibitors of 5-LOX and COX, selective and non-selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

The effectiveness of these plant extracts used in folk medicine to suppress inflammatory responses may be due to their inhibitory activity on COX enzymes. Gautam R, Jachak S. Other species of Bursera: Deciduous shrub or small tree, up to 14 feet tall 4.

The purpose busrera this study was to determine the anti-inflammatory and cytotoxic activities of organic extracts from the stems, stem bark, and leaves of B. Inhibition of phospholipase A 2 as a therapeutic target.

Bursera copallifera

Canarium luzonicumAgathis philippinensis. The optical density was measured at bbursera using a microplate reader SpectraMaxPlusMolecular Devices. It is often considered to have one of the heaviest bodies cpallifera the strongest fragrance, with one notable exception being Palo Santo resin. Thus, our work may conclude that one of the main anti-inflammatory mechanisms is COX inhibition, underlying the popular use of this plant species is the fast inhibition of proinflammatory eicosanoids.

The resin produced by this species is one of the most prized and sought after copals busera Mexico. The vehicle was the solvent used in the assay, and the negative control was the vehicle with TPA 2.

That being said, Copal de Penca is an excellent substitute for Frankincense in Latin American incense blends. Inflammation and cancer stem cells.