Scientific Name. Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Oken. Synonyms. Bryophyllum calycinum Salisb. Cotyledon pinnata Lam. Crassula pinnata L. f. Kalanchoe. Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz (Crassulaceae) is a perennial herb growing widely and used in folkloric medicine in tropical Africa, tropical America, India. Objectives: To study the effect of Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) leaf extracts viz. petroleum ether, alcohol and water on healing of excision, resutured incision and .

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These results must be interpreted in view of the study population, which at treatment beginning exhibited initial FSS scores only slightly higher than those typical for healthy subjects, that is, up to Phytochemical analysis of aqueous B. Studies on the anti-ulcer activity of a Bryophyllum pinnatum leaf extract in experimental bryophllum.

It should be kept in mind that the higher pijnatum values of the global PSQI and of the corresponding componentsthe worse the sleep quality.

Most patients had undergone several cancer-related therapies in the past more than 1 month before the study ; in the month prior to the study as well as during the study, mistletoe therapy was the most frequently mentioned therapy. Effect of Bryophyllhm oleifera Lam. Antineoplastic potential of Bryophyllum pinnatum Lam.

Click on images to enlarge infestation Photo: In the Philippines it is known as katakataka or kataka-taka which is an adjective meaning astonishing or remarkable. Antihyperglycaemic potential of the water-ethanol extract of Kalanchoe crenata Crassulaceae. Byrophyllum doses used in the present study were selected with the specific aim of evaluating the effect of lower biologically active doses of the extract.


When the seedlings formed fall to the ground, they root and quickly give new plants. Increased severity of obstructive sheep apnea after bedtime alcohol ingestation, diagnostic potential and proposed mechanism of action. Ein neuer Weg bryophyllu der tokolytischen Therapie. The leaflets are oval or narrowly oval i. It was blotted dry and homogenized in 1.

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It can be concluded that sub-acute administration of the aqueous extract of B. The percentage change in body weight of each animal was calculated weekly as follow: Overall, these results indicated that B. Bufadienolide compounds isolated from Bryophyllum pinnatum include bryophillin A which showed strong anti-tumor promoting activity in vitroand bersaldegeninacetate and bryophillin C which were less active. Taken together, the 2 studies indicate that B pinnatum is effective for multiple types of sleep problems.

In temperate regions, Kalanchoe pinnata is grown as an indoor ornamental plant. The LD50 of B. Plant material Leaves of Bryophyllum pinnatum were collected from the medicinal garden of J. Neutrophil count was significantly reduced, while PCV was not altered in treated groups compared to control group Table 5. This is a fairly common trait in the subgenus Bryophyllum. Further, non-characterization of the extracts is a limitation of this study and it is recommended that further studies to identify and establish the chemical structure s of the active components be taken up.

This article has been cited by. Antilithiatic activity of kalanchoe pinnata pers. It usually grows cm tall, but can sometimes reach up to 2 m in height.

Bryophyllum pinnatum Leaf Extracts Prevent Formation of Renal Calculi in Lithiatic Rats

For the people of the Amazon, kalanchoe has multiple uses: Figure 1 depicts representative photomicrographs of microscopic observations of the kidney. Traditional phytotherapy among the Nath people of Assam. Isolation and identification of cytotoxic components from Bryophyllum Pinnatum.


Correlation of epiphyllous bud differentiati on with foliar senescence in crassulacean succulent Kalanchoe pinnata as revealed by thidiazuron and ethrel application. Kidneys of treated and control rats showed normal architecture and structure with numerous glomeruli and tubules, and blood vessels lined by endothelial cells Figure 1A, B and C.

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Uses and properties of citrus flavonoids. Antihistamine activity of Bryophyllum Calycinum. Jain S, Argal A. Bryophyllum pinnatum leaves showed preventive effect against renal calculi formation and validates its ethnomedicinal use in urinary disorders. Possible adverse drug reactions perceived by the patients during bryophylpum treatment were recorded.

These restrictions may prevent the use of one or more of the methods referred to, depending on individual circumstances. Treatment with extracts attenuated the EG-induced decrease in body weight and elevation in urinary parameters uric acid, calcium, phosphorus and oxalate and serum biochemical parameters creatinine, uric acid, urea, calcium, phosphorus and magnesium.

Rev Cubana Invest Biomed. Leaves are known to possess neurosedative and muscle relaxant,[ 24 ] antimicrobial,[ 25 ] antiulcer,[ 26 ] uterine contractility,[ 27 ] antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory and antidiabetic,[ 28 ] antihypertensive[ 29 ] and nephroprotective[ 30 ] activities.