Boswellia copallifera resin commonly known as Copal Blanco and Copal de Penca harvested in Mexico. Background: The plant species Bursera copallifera (DC) bullock is used in traditional medicine to treat inflammation. The leaves of this plant. PDF | Plants from the Bursera genus are widely distributed in the tropical dry forests of Mexico. In traditional medicine, extracts from different.

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Arachidonic acid and prostaglandin E2 release and enhanced cell proliferation induced by the phorbol ester TPA in a murine epidermal cell line. J Natl Cancer Inst.

A dye may be made from the bark and the resin is said to make a fine varnish for copalljfera word workings. However, the anti-inflammatory properties of B.

Biodiversidad Mexicana,available from http: The air-dried and powdered parts of B. Mouse model of acute inflammation The mouse model of acute inflammation that was used in this study was a slight modification of a previously reported procedure.

Accessed on 26 Aug In our study, we performed an extensive screening of the cytotoxic activities of the aerial parts of B. Within the search of natural products with activity on insects, organic extracts hexane, ethyl acetate and methanol of Bursera copallifera and B. In vitro cytotoxic activity The cytotoxic activities of the organic extracts of B. Cpallifera on 27 Aug The vehicle was the solvent used in the assay, and the negative control was the vehicle with TPA 2.

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Plantae Angiosperms Burseraceae Bursera copallifera. Acevedo Quiroz2 M. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Animals Groups of six male mice CD1 weighing 25—30 g were maintained on a New colorimetric cytotoxicity assay for anticancer-drug screening.


Coopallifera de Penca is a semi-hard, opaque white resin obtained from the Bursera genus. Therapeutic role of dual inhibitors of 5-LOX and COX, selective and non-selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. This superior form of the White Copal family has undertones of what appear to be black pepper. The plants extracts have been shown to possess a range of biological activities. The active extracts were obtained from the leaves and stems of B.

There are several reports of traditional medicines providing relief from pain and inflammation. Dichloromethanolic extract from the leaves was the organic extract with the highest yield and activity Support Center Support Center.

Phytochemical studies of Bursera species have mentioned the presence of terpenoids, flavonoids and lignans. The mouse model of acute inflammation that was buresra in this study was a slight modification of a previously reported procedure. Bioactive constituents from roots of Bursera tonkinensis.

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Table 2 summarizes the results that were obtained from treatment with the organic extracts of the stems, leaves, and stem bark at doses of 1, 0. Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates.

Footnotes Source of Support: The aroma is very cleansing and quite complex with similar qualities to Elemi Gum and Alinsago Dammar. The results are expressed as IC 50 values.

Bursera copallifera

The positive control INDO exhibited significant inhibition Thus, all the extracts except MeSB, which showed no activity on TPA test were used in subsequent in vitro tests copzllifera determine the mechanism of their anti-inflammatory activity. We do get a small commission out of these sponsors that helps financing the website.


Monroy C, Castillo P. Arthur Allman Bullock Insects treated with B.

The stems, stem bark, and leaves of B. The Sierra Popoluca and Totontepec Mixe indians of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec have a specific hunting ritual that employs incense derived from Copal de Pence among other Burseras. However, the novelty of our contribution lies in the broad panel of evaluated cell lines using several organic extracts aerial parts.

Anti-inflammatory and cytotoxic natural products Natural products are promising substances for the identification and development of bioactive compounds to develop drugs for the treatment of inflammatory diseases.

Podophyllotoxin and paclitaxel were included as positive controls. Silvia Marquina Bahena1 Dra. This incense produces a much richer fragrance than the easier to find “Copal Blanco” from Indonesia that is supper hard and is mostly transparent when broken apart see Agathis philippinensis and Shorea species for examples.

We evaluated the ability of extracts to inhibit mouse ear inflammation in response to topical application of O tetradecanoylphorbolacetate.

Cancer is the second leading cause of death after heart disease. Canarium burxeraAgathis philippinensis. In recent studies, this chemical has been found to be repellent to not only herbivores beetlesbut also mosquitoes, aphids and ticks.

The extracts with anti-inflammatory activity were evaluated for their inhibition of pro-inflammatory enzymes. Burseraceae Bursera copallifera in Art Pacheco’s collection.