Aristolochia longa is widely used in traditional medicine in Algeria to treat breast cancer. The aim of the present study was to investigate the. Two active principles were isolated and identified from the roots of Aristolochia longa, aristolochic acid I (AAsI) and aristolactam la (ALIa); the latter is isolated. Aristolochia longa, the long aristolochia or sarrasine, is a species of pipevine. ( Source: Wikipedia. Photo: (c) Sarah Gregg, some rights reserved (CC.

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Aristolochia Medicinal plants of Europe Plants described in Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture ; Indian medicinal herbs as sources of antioxidants. Tuning the polarity of the organic solvents and extraction conditions could yield components with selectivity and high antimicrobial effects The reaction mixtures, consisting of 1ml test sample and 1ml methanolic solution of DPPH, 6.

The results are reported in Table 4. The absorbance of the filtrate was measured at, and nm. Evaluation of the biological activity of Aristolochia longa L. Use of different methods for testing antioxidative activity of oregano essential oil.

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Gentamicin exerted highest inhibitory effect against the used strains than all plant extracts tested, while no inhibitory effect could be observed for DMSO, used as negative control. Externally the plant is used to treat a variety of skin complaints including eczema and difficult to heal ulcers[7]. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences. The plant contains aristolochic acid, this has received rather mixed reports on its toxicity.

Arkstolochia, the absorbance of each sample was measured at nm. The potential antioxidant activity of arisgolochia extracts was assessed on the basis of the scavenging activity of the stable 1, 1-diphenylpicrylhydrazyl DPPH free radical according to the previous described procedures.

Antibiotics and Chemotherapy, Fourth Ed. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis ; Species belonging to arisholochia genus Aristolochia have often been reported as important medicinal plants in ethnobotanical studies.


According to one report aristolochic acid stimulates white blood cell activity and speeds the healing of wounds, but is also carcinogenic and damaging to the kidneys[]. J Intercult Ethnopharmacol ; 3 4: Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included.

Subjects A total of postmenopausal women were recruited into the study from two hospitals in the State of Mascara north-west of Algeria. Cytotoxic and anti-microbial principles from the roots of Aristolochia longa.

Antioxidant and free radical-scavenging activities of smooth hound Mustelus mustelus muscle protein hydrolysates obtained by gastrointestinal proteases. The extracts obtained were able to inhibit the growth of one or more of the tested standard strains to a certain percentage. Please review our privacy policy.

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The absorbance of mixture was measured at nm after 30 min of incubation at room temperature. Conclusion In postmenopausal women newly diagnosed konga breast cancer, the intake of A. Kidney function and rate of bone loss at the hip and spine: Since breast cancer patients included in the present study were newly diagnosed with breast cancer without any chemotherapy, the atistolochia bone resorption may be due to secondary causes of bone loss unrelated to cancer treatment.

Asian Pac J Trop Dis. Journal of the National Medical Association. Antimicrobial activity of 10 different plantpolyphenols against bacteria causing food- borne disease. DPPH 1,1-diphenyl picrylhydrazyl is a useful reagent for investigating the free radical- scavenging activities of compounds 36and it is a stable free radical that shows a characteristic absorbance at nm, which decreases significantly when exposed to radical scavengers by providing hydrogen atom or electron to be a stable diamagnetic molecule.

Reducing power was expressed as concentration giving absorbance of 0.

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Decoction, infusion and hydroalcoholic extract of cultivated thyme: Antibacterial activity of spathe from Phoenix dactylifera against some food-borne pathogens. The effects of solvents and extraction method on the phenolic contents and biological activities in vitro of Tunisian Quercus coccifera and Juniperus phenolicea L.


However, plants belonging to the genus Aristolochia were reported to contain aristolochic acids 1, 3. After partition chromatography on CFl cellulose, samples and external standards were separated by high performance liquid chromatography HPLCand concentrations were determined by fluorometry of the eluent peaks. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

Habitats Found amongst shrubs and herbaceous plants[45] along the sides of roads, in fields and in meadows[7]. The fruit methanol extract FMA showed the highest inhibitory effects against P. In the present study, we noticed that extracts obtained with acetone as solvent aerial and fruit extracts have a broad spectrum of activities compared to the methanol extract only fruit extract Table 1 and this result may be due to the type of phenolics and their relative distribution but not only for their content.

When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. The bacteria were grown on Mueller Hinton agar.

Antioxidant and antibacterial activities, and phenolic characterization.

Plant material and extracts preparation: Comparison was realized against diclofenac sodium. Aristolochai findings support the association established between ingestion of herbal remedies containing aristolochic acids AAs and the development of a renal disease, designated as aristolochic acid nephropathy AAN [ 14 ].

For antimicrobial activity, the fruit methanol extract was too efficient against the bacterial strains tested, whereas no effect was observed when these extracts were tested against fungi.

Some of diverse biological activities of plants, such as antibacterial activity, may also be related to phenolic compounds Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can.

Mean concentrations of DPD free, conjugated, and total form increased by Here we give evidence that A. In this experiment, four solutions were prepared: