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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The Amazonian environment is a constant target for biopiracy and predatory extraction of resources due to the species with vast economic potential. This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Description Calycophyllum spruceanum pau mulato. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by calyckphyllum digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.

This decoction is also a common topical remedy for skin problems, wounds, skin fungus, and overall skin health. Enraizamiento de brotes de capirona Calycophyllum spruceanum Benth. spruxeanum

Calycophyllum spruceanum – Useful Tropical Plants

Chemosystematic markers of Rubiaceae. In Peruvian herbal medicine today mulateiro is used for many purposes. Due to its beneficial effects to the skin, it is appearing as an ingredient in natural cosmetic products in Peru and Brazil. Genetic variation in wood shrinkage and its correlations with tree growth and wood density of Calycophyllum spruceanum at an early age in the Peruvian Amazon. Agricultura Tropica et Subtropica[s. The dried bark is used to treat fungus on the skin.

Popularly known as mulateiro, the species is often prescribed in ethnomedicine for healing and vitality, and is also used to control skin patches. The Indians also use a tea made from the bark on their bodies after bathing and then sun dry themselves. Take Action “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. Main Actions in order: Genetic variation in wood color and its correlations with tree growth and wood density of Calycophyllum spruceanum at an early age in the Peruvian Amazon.

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Once or twice a year, it sheds off its bark entirely. Journal of Food Protectionn. As a botanical peculiarity, it has a thin green epidermis that evolves into a dark brown periderm, which is renewed annually.

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Even with proven photoprotective properties, research on C. The isolated phenols have demonstrated strong antioxidant activity, which may explain its traditional use to stop the aging process of the skin. Opera Botanica Belgicav. Views Read Edit View history.

British Homoeopathic Journalv. In the Amazon a poultice made from the bark is used topically in treating cuts, wounds and burns and believed to have antifungal and wound-healing qualities.

Its also thought to soothe insect bites and reduce bruising and swelling.

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: No part of this document may be reproduced or calycophylum 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. Molecular Ecologyv.


It can often be found near water as it can survive common periodic flooding in the region. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. New Forestsv.

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Please read the Conditions of Useand Copyright Statement for this web page and web site. Calycophyllum spruceanum [2] psruceanum name: They boil 1 kg of bark in 10 liters of water until 4 liters remain.

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On the botany, ethnopharmacology, and chemistry of Calycophyllum spruceanum Benth. With the tree shedding its bark annually, this resource would be highly sustainable. Views View Edit History.

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The smooth green bark underneath is somewhat like a sunburnt human. Variation and correlations among stem growth and wood traits of Calycophyllum spruceanum Benth.

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Bark The following text has been reprinted from: It is believed that if this decoction is drunk every day about 5 ounces daily for three consecutive months that it is a “cure” for diabetes.

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