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Chorisia insignis Botany, Chemistry & Biological Activities


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There are many reasons for the current increased use of herbal medicines, from the appeal of products from nature and the perception that such products are safe. Chorisia insignis HBK. (white floss silk tree) is native to South America, named in honor of the botanical artist and traveler Ludwig I. Choris (19th century). It is mainly cultivated for its ornamental brilliant flowers and the silky white fibre obtained from ripened fruits used to form cushions and vests which explain its name. The plant found to possess interesting botanical features used for its identification. Its chemical composition was studied and it was found that it contains several chemical classes. These constituents contributed to its bioactivities, meanwhile the plant has high LD50, indicating its safety. C. insignis has several biological activities. It has significant anti-inflammatory, antihyperglycemic and antioxidant activities. It protects the liver from damage and showed high activity against two Gram positive bacteria. It showed significant cytotoxic activity against larynx carcinoma.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC76800
AuthorDoaa Moawad,Salma El Sawi and Taha El Alfy
Number of Pages284
Publishing Year2014-09-19T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypePharmacology
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00