Aristolochia bracteolata is a perennial, or rarely annual, mostly prostrate but occasionally climbing or suberect, unpleasantly smelling herb growing from 10 – Learn more about Aristolochia uses, effectiveness, possible side effects, interactions, dosage, user ratings and products that contain Aristolochia. Common name: Worm Killer, Dutchman’s Pipe, Bracteated Birth Wort • Bengali: কীরামার Kiramar, Patuvanga • Gujarati: કીરામાર Kiramar • Hindi: कीटमार.

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The species Aristolochia clematitis was highly regarded as a medicinal plant since the ancient EgyptiansGreeks and Romansand on to until the Early Modern era; it also plays a role in traditional Chinese medicine. Aristolochia bracteolata is a climbing or prostrate perennial herb with an unpleasant smell, stems cm tall from an underground rhizome.

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International Journal of Bacteriology

Plants and Animals in the Life of the Kuna. Aristopochia of the AA-1 to AA-1 methyl ester completely abolished the antibacterial activity of the compound and the piperonylic acid moiety of AA-1 which suggested that the coexistence of phenanthrene ring and free carboxylic acid is essential for AA-1 antibacterial activity. Antifungal Aristolpchia The antifungal activity was determined by disk diffusion method [ 2526 ].

The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Coats, Garden Shrubs and Their Historiess. Therefore, it was our objective to assess the potential antimicrobial activity of Aristolochia bracteolata using a bioassay-guided fractionation, in order to produce pure compound that can act as the lead compound in developing new, safe, and effective wristolochia to replace the use of the harmful crude plant material. II, Aristolochia bracteolata Lam.

This section needs additional citations for verification. Due to their spectacular flowers, several species are used as ornamental plantsnotably the hardy A. User Group specific search options Title. Arjstolochia Chinese government currently lists the following Aristolochia herbs: Aristolochia is a genus of evergreen and deciduous lianas woody vines and herbaceous perennials.

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Aristolochia bracteolata – Useful Tropical Plants

The widespread use of Aristolochia is not sufficient to ensure that it is effective or even that it is safe. II, Aristolochia bracteata Retz. The selection of a suitable candidate bracteaata for investigations can be done on the basis of long-term use by humans. Its root and leaves were bitter and anthelmintic and are medicinally important. Retrieved from ” https: Abstract A bioassay-guided fractionation of aristloochia extract of Aristolochia aristolochja whole plant was carried out in order to evaluate its antimicrobial activity and to identify the active compounds in this extract.

Wikispecies has information related to Aristolochia. There are six to 40 stamens in one whorl. United States Department of Agriculture. Bioguided fractionation of methanolic extract of Aristolochia bracteolata led to isolation of AA-1 and its structure was elucidated by interpretation of its NMR and MS data and by comparison with those reported in the literature.

These flowers have a specialized pollination mechanism. It is also widespread used in Sudan and other African countries as one of the most effective herbal remedies for infectious diseases. Send a request for permission.

The whole plant was used as a purgative, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. A preparation was given to women upon delivery to expel the placentaas noted by raistolochia herbalist Dioscurides in the first century CE.

Despite the toxic properties of aristolochic acid, naturopaths claim that a decoction of birthwort stimulates the production and increases the activity of white blood cells[11] or that pipevines contain a disinfectant which assists in wound healing. The genus of Aristolochia contains a naturally carcinogenic compound AA which has been shown to be the cause of so-called Chinese herb nephropathy or AA nephropathy [ 1920 ], and mutations in the cells of people who consume it, causes more mutations than two of the best-known environmental carcinogens: Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform.


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Antibacterial activity of Aristolochia bracteata root extracts.

Encyclopedia of Life EOL. It is used in traditional medicine as a gastric stimulant and in the treatment of cancer, lung inflammation, dysentery, and snakebites [ 13 ]. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Both the piperonylic acid moiety of AA-1 Figure 1 and AAmethyl ester showed no activity against bacteria Table 2which suggests that the coexistence of phenanthrene ring and free carboxylic acid is essential for AA-1 antibacterial activity.

The leaves are ovate 1. Dilutions brateata from 1. International Journal of Bacteriology. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records.

Aristolochia bracteolata – Wikipedia

There is no corolla. View at Google Scholar M. Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. The plant was kindly identified and authenticated by the Taxonomist Dr. This highlights the importance of M.

Materia MedicaThird Edition. Larval host plants aistolochia the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India Desc: Antimicrobial Activity Initial steps in new drug discovery involve identification of new chemical entities, which can be either sourced through chemical synthesis or can be isolated from natural products through biological activity guided fractionation.

Ahemdnagar, Pune, Raigad, Thane Karnataka: Adistolochia bracteolata has been used in traditional medicine in Nigeria, India, and Ethiopia as an infusion of dried leaves to treat intestinal wormsskin itch, or insect bites. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Aristolochia.