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analyses of essential oils of Lippia origanoides H.B.K grown in Colombia. Liliana Betancur-Galvis1, Bibiana Zapata1, Armando Baena2, Juan Bueno3. Lippia origanoides Kunth. Verbenaceae, is of great importance in the Brazilian traditional medicine. Because of it, this work had the purpose to contribute to the . Methods and Results. The composition, antimicrobial activity, mutagenic and toxic potential of L. origanoides were determined. Then, the effect.

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However, the main uses of L. Chemical and antimicrobial analysis of essential oil of Lippia origanoides H. The section can now be distinguished into four groups, one of which is headed by L.

Introduction Lippia origanoides Kunth, Verbenaceae, is a very aromatic shrub distributed from southern North America to northern South America, with prominent occurrence in the Amazonian region of Brazil, ilppia Guianas, Venezuela and Colombia Maisch, ; Pascual et al.

However, there is limited knowledge about their non-volatile chemical constituents. Legal Status of Firm Proprietorship Firm.

On some useful plants of the natural order of Verbenaceae. Nat Products Comm ; 3: From an ethnopharmacological perspective, there is only one study that tests the antimicrobial properties of the species that could be related to some of its traditional uses Oliveira et al. Interestingly, they all have in common the thymol and carvacrol content and, in the same way of L. Vehicle-treated group was And these local experts, in turn led to other ones by snowball sampling.

Baseline was considered as the mean reaction time obtained at 60 and 30 min before administration of the L. Kippia correction factor is the ratio between the number of informants citing L. Original Articles Ethnopharmacological studies of Lippia origanoides.

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Pre-treatment of animals inhibited in a similar and in a dose-dependent manner the second phase of formalin-induced nociception.

Ethnopharmacological studies of Lippia origanoides

These compounds showed anticoagulant and antiplatelet activities Enomoto et al. In addition, some assays were performed in order to verify the antinociceptive activity of the hydroalcoholic extract of L. Conclusion The ethnopharmacological data obtained demonstrated origanoies use versatility of L.

Plant material and essential oil extraction Nine samples 1 kg each of L. DRO conducted fieldwork and collected plant samples. Parasitological Research, The administration of L. Ethnopharmacology of Lippia alba. The lack of activity of p -cymene and gamma-terpinene is in agreement with previous studies To determine the contribution of each major component to L. The cytotoxicity of the essential oils and their major components were examined in vitro with an MTT dimethylthiazolyl]-2,5-diphenyl tetrazolium bromide Sigma, New Jersey, USA assay as described in Mesa-Arango et al.

Aspergillus fumigatus is most commonly associated to invasive aspergillosis. A dose-dependent reduction in acetic acid-induced writhing was observed after treating mice with L.

Lippia origanoidesessential oil, antifungal activity, cytotoxicity, lipppia.

Hematological studies on black cumin oil from the seeds of Nigella sativa L. Statistical analysis All experimental groups were composed by mice. Get Best Price Request a quote. Furthermore, it was also observed antispasmodic, analgesic and antimicrobial uses of other species of the genus Lippia Goniostachyum sectionrich in thymol and carvacrol. The 3C oil showed the highest antifungal activity against C.

Known for its accurate composition and rich aroma, this oil is appreciated for its antimicrobial properties. Cite this paper Teixeira, M. This fact demonstrates that the knowledge and use of this medicinal plant is especially directed for the women’s health, notably related to the genitourinary system disorders or to childbirth and puerperium. Anhydrous sodium sulfate Merck, Darmstadt, Germany was added as a drying agent to the decanted essential oil. It is extensively used for the treatment of digestive and respiratory diseases.


The findings suggest that there are different chemotypes for this species, in a way similar to what happens with Lippia alba 5. Natural Oils in New Delhi.

Origamoides communities are ethnic groups with a defined historical background, specific territorial relations and presumptive black ancestry related to historical resistance to oppression.

The analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects of other Lippia species have already been described Table 1for their essential oils Mendes et al. Antinociceptive activity In order to investigate some of the pharmacological aspects of L.

Respiratory diseases, headache, cutaneous diseases, wounds, as a mouth antiseptic and in baths. Aspergillus infections have also grown in importance in the last years 4,1.

The anti-inflammatory activity of pinocembrin identified in L. This index establishes the importance of a certain plant based on its versatility; that is, a plant is as important as the number of distinct potential uses. In this survey 38 uses of L.

The pre-treatment with L. In the present study, the chemical composition of nine essential oils obtained of L. Salud UIS ; 43 2: All experiments were performed using male Swiss mice g obtained from our own animal facilities.

The formalin test in mice. The development of resistance of some species to the antifungal drugs available and the toxicity of widespectrum antifungals, such as amphotericin B, have led to a constant search for therapeutic alternatives 2.