tabebuia impetiginosa

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pau d'arco

pau d'arco

Beautiful pink tree grows up to 100 ft (30m) Pointed elliptical leaves, usually 5 joined at the same place on stem. Beautiful pink trumpetshaped flowers. Fruit is capsule with several winged seeds. Bark is very tough and hard to peel. The inner bark is the part used medicinally. It’s usually dried, shredded, then boiled as a bitter tasting but well-known strong antibiotic, anti-viral, anti-cancer, disinfectant, anti-tumor, and anti-fungal agent, especially for treating candida infections. Contains 18 antiseptics and 5 anti-inflammatories. Good for mouth care, gingivitis, gums and teeth, add powder to existing toothpaste. Best taken in combination with other herbs, like chaparral.
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ex DC.) Mattos (synonyms: Gelseminum avellanedae (Lorentz ex Griseb.) Kuntze, Handroanthus avellanedae (Lorentz ex Griseb.) Mattos, Tabebuia avellanedae Lorentz ex Griseb., Tabebuia dugandii Standl., Tabebuia impetiginosa (Mart.
Dendrometria de especies nativas em plantios homogeneos no Estado de Roraima--Andiroba (Carapa guianensis Aubl), Castanha-do-Brasil (Bertholletia excelsa Bonpl.), Ipe-roxo (Tabebuia avellanedae Lorentz ex Griseb) e Jatoba (Hymenaea courbaril L.).
Tabebuia avellanedae Lorentz ex Griseb (Bignoniaceae) is a tree belonging to the Tabebuia genus of the Bignoniaceae family, which is generally found in the tropical rain forests of certain South American countries including Brazil, Paraguay, and Northern Argentina.
Tabebuia, Bignoniaceae family) [4] and first isolated from Tabebuia avellanedae, in 1882 by Paterno [5], was used as an antiplasmodial drug during World War II, when there was a shortage of quinine, the only available antimalarial agent at that time [6].
Studies have suggested that rheumatic inflammatory diseases such as arthritis and atherosclerosis can be treated by the aqueous extract from the leaves of Tabebuia avellanedae ("ipe-roxo") [9].
[beta]-lap was synthesized in the Department of Antibiotics of the UFPE from lapachol extracted from the sawdust Tabebuia avellanedae, according to the methodology described by Lima et al.