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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The determination of total flavonoids content was conducted according to the AlCl 3 method 4.

The pyridinium cross-links pyridinoline PYD and deoxypyridinoline DPD are established markers of bone resorption measured in blood and urine and are used to investigate bone metabolism and manage bone diseases [ 1 ]. Our hypothesis may be supported by the relationship demonstrated in many studies between reduction in renal function and increased bone loss [ 2021 ].

Second successive extraction with 50 ml of the same hydro alcoholic solution was carried out at room temperature for 24 h. According to the A. Indian medicinal herbs as sources of antioxidants.

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Phytochemistry ; 46 6: Medicinal plants used in traditional medicine treat anti-inflammatory conditions seem a viable and logical alternative in search of safe and effective anti-inflammatory agents In our study, the results showed lona the aqueous extracts gave us highest yields Table 1.


The minimum inhibitory concentration MIC was determined for the extracts which showed the best antibacterial activity against the tested strains except E.

Aerial parts methanol and acetone extracts have the highest content 1. The percentage inhibition of protein aristokochia was calculated by using the following formula: This applies to other studies indicating that methanol, methanol—water, and acetone were the best solvents in extracting antimicrobials and antioxidants i. Staphylococcus aureus ATCC Previously, Djeridane et al. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

aistolochia Views Read Edit View history. Chemical composition, angiotensin I-converting enzyme ACE inhibitor, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of the essential oil from south Tunisian Ajuga pseudoiva Lamiaceae.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. According to Balick and Arvigo, aristolochic acids were present in the methanol extracts and probably also in the water preparations of aerial parts of the plants used in the folk medicine Asian Pac J Trop Biomed. From the data obtained, successive Soxhlet acetone extract of aerial parts has a highest percentage of inhibition followed by fruit methanol extract.

Food Research International ; Phytochemical screening, antimicrobial and antioxidant efficacy of different extracts of Rumex dentatus – A locally used medicinal herb of Kashmir Himalaya.

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International Agency for Research on Cancer. Production of autoantigen ariwtolochia certain arthritic diseases may be due to denaturation of protein Open in a separate window. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from October Articles with permanently dead external links.


These preliminary results could be used to justify the traditional aristtolochia of this plant and its bioactive substances could be exploited for therapeutic purposes. It has been reported that the solvent polarity highly affects extraction rate and antioxidant activity of plant extracts 31and the efficiency of the extraction depends on many parameters, including the extraction time and temperature, the volume and type of the solvents used Local uses of Aristolochia species and content of nephrotoxic aristolochic acid1 and 2—A global assessment based on bibliographic sources.

A total of postmenopausal women were recruited into the study from two hospitals in the State of Mascara north-west raistolochia Algeria. The small hairs inside the cup prevent the flies to aristolocha out and fly away.

The bacteria were grown on Mueller Hinton agar.

The extracts obtained were able to inhibit airstolochia growth of one or more of the tested standard strains to a certain percentage. The potential antioxidant activity of plant extracts was assessed on the basis of the scavenging activity of the stable 1, 1-diphenylpicrylhydrazyl DPPH aristolociha radical according to the previous described procedures.

Methanol was used to zero the spectrophotometer. They are widely distributed in practically all continents except Australia, a continent for which only few species are known 1.

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