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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Services on Demand Journal. It also stops bleeding quickly and is often applied to bleeding cuts. The smooth green bark underneath is somewhat like a sunburnt human. Genetic variation in wood shrinkage and its correlations with tree growth and wood density of Calyvophyllum spruceanum at an early age in the Peruvian Amazon.

Popularly known as mulateiro, the species is often prescribed in ethnomedicine for healing and vitality, and is also used to control skin patches. Variation and correlations among stem growth and wood traits of Calycophyllum spruceanum Benth.

The Indians also use a tea made from the bark on their bodies after bathing and then sun dry themselves. World Checklist of Rubiaceae.

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Calycophyllum multiflorum, Eukylista spruceana Common names: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Analisando a atividade contra formas tripomastigotas de Trypanosoma cruzi in vitroZuleta et al. Peruvian tribes also apply the powdered bark to fungal infections of the skin.


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Herbal Properties and Actions. The bark is smooth as if polished and changes colors throughout the year calcyophyllum it matures – going from a green tone to a brownish tone. It can often be found near water as it can survive common periodic flooding in the region.

This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Silvae Genetv. The isolated phenols have demonstrated strong antioxidant activity, which may explain its traditional use to stop the aging process of the skin. Agricultura Tropica et Subtropica[s. The Tropical Plant Database. No part of this document may be reproduced or transmitted 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 calycophylljm.

Canadian Journal of Forest Researchv. A leader in creating a world-wide market for the important medicinal plants of the Amazon since With the tree shedding its bark annually, this resource would be highly sustainable. The bark is decocted and used internally for diabetes and disorders of the ovaries. This information is not intended to be used to diagnose, prescribe or replace proper medical care.


The following other wikis use this file: Even a branch of the Brazilian government is currently working with researchers and calyophyllum about these new possible uses and markets for mulateiro bark in the body care products industry.

Calycophyllum spruceanum

Please read the Conditions of Useand Copyright Statement for this web page and web site. In this paper, Calycophyllum spruceanum Benth.

Due to its beneficial effects to the skin, it is appearing as an ingredient in natural cosmetic products in Peru and Brazil. Retrieved from ” https: Check date values in: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Indigenous people of the Amazon also use a bark decoction to treat diabetes. Phenotypic selection of Calycophyllum spruceanum on farms in the Peruvian Amazon: Summary [ edit ] Description Calycophyllum spruceanum pau mulato.