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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In our study, we performed an extensive screening of the cytotoxic activities of the aerial parts fopallifera B. White-tailed deer habitat in the Huautla Sierra, Morelos, Mexico.

Effects of Organic Extracts of Bursera copallifera and B. Copal de Penca is a semi-hard, opaque white resin obtained from the Bursera genus. Desert-Tropicals is dedicated to provide gardening advice, gardening ideas, and information about flower of all kind for landscape and collections.

National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Open in a separate window. Other species of Bursera: The main harvesting of the resin has centered around the La Mixteca region since pre-Hispanic times. However, DMeSB exhibited moderate activity The plants extracts have been shown to possess a range of biological activities.

Latin American tongues Mexican Spanish: The extracts with anti-inflammatory activity were evaluated for their inhibition of pro-inflammatory enzymes. Further studies are considerate to determine the mechanism of the cytotoxic or antiproliferative effect of these extracts and other inflammatory parameters. Cytotoxic and antioxidant activities of selected Lamiales species from Mexico. The stems, stem bark, and leaves of B. CA Cancer J Clin.


In addition, the bursra vitro cytotoxic activities of the organic extracts were evaluated using the sulforhodamine B assay. However, the anti-inflammatory properties of B. All text written by Matthew R.

The incense smoke is also traditionally thought to be helpful for headaches.

Prostaglandin E and F levels in mouse epidermis are increased by tumor-promoting phorbol esters. Phytochemical studies of Bursera species have mentioned the presence copaloifera terpenoids, flavonoids and lignans.

Bursera copallifera

How to cite this article: This extract also exhibited antitumor activity in mice inoculated with LY lymphoma cells and in zebra fish. Groups of six male mice CD1 weighing 25—30 g were maintained on a Natural products as sources of new coallifera over the 30 years from to J Natl Cancer Inst.

Selection methodology with scoring system: ISI Web of Knowledge. The animals were allowed to adapt to the laboratory for at least 3 h prior to testing and were only used once.

Although the TPA-induced mouse ear model of inflammation is nonspecific, it is widely used for acute anti-inflammatory screening because TPA activates PLA 2 ,[ 17 ] and the resulting edema is primarily mediated by PG E 2. Anti-inflammatory activity of iridoids and verbascoside isolated from Castilleja tenuiflora.

Bioactive constituents from roots of Bursera tonkinensis. Inhibitory activity against phospholipases A 2 The most active extract in the TPA-induced edema model was evaluated for its inhibition of PLA 2 activity.

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We do our best to provide accurate and up to date information. Inflammation and cancer stem cells. Cytotoxic activity of antioxidant and anti-proliferative capacity of a dichloromethane extract of Copalkifera senecioides Leaves, Brazilian Cerrado plants used in traditional medicine against cancer cell lines.


It is thought that by censing the jawbones of animals killed during the hunt will allow their souls to return to their rightful place in the spirit world. Biodiversidad Mexicana,available from http: Natural products are promising substances for buraera identification and development of bioactive compounds to develop drugs for the treatment of inflammatory diseases. Recent developments in anti-inflammatory natural products.

Copal Santo Bursera copallifera. The air-dried and powdered parts of B. Bullock and Bursera grandifolia Schltdl. Further studies on the physiological response when administered to insects and chemical characterization of the extracts are recommended.

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The results are expressed as IC 50 values. Silvia Marquina Bahena1 Dra. Outside on incense production, Copal de Penca resin is used medicinally for various complaints. Complete list of bibliographic sources listed below.

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. Inflammatory cascades can lead to the copallivera of diseases such as chronic asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, and psoriasis.

Copal finds numerous uses in its incense form throughout Mexican folk customs.