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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Calycophyllum multiflorum, Eukylista spruceana Common names: The resin is spruceaunm for abscesses, and skin tumors. They also prepare a bark decoction to treat skin parasites – especially “sarna negra” – a nasty little bug that lives under the skin which is commonly found in the Amazon basin area. Enraizamiento de brotes de capirona Calycophyllum spruceanum Benth.

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World Checklist of Rubiaceae. In cxlycophyllum, researchers reported that it demonstrated strong antifungal activity in vitro against eleven common skin fungi and yeasts. Calycophyllum spruceanum [2] common name: On the botany, ethnopharmacology, and chemistry of Calycophyllum spruceanum Benth. The bark is smooth as if polished and changes colors throughout the year as it matures – spruceajum from a green tone to a brownish tone.

Inresearchers reported the discovery of several new plant chemicals called seco-iridoids and reported that three calhcophyllum them were active against the tropical parasite, Trypansoma cruzi. Due to its beneficial effects to the skin, it is appearing as an ingredient in natural cosmetic products in Peru and Brazil.


This forms a thin film covering their bodies believed to help fight the effects of aging, parasites and fungal infections. It is called mulateiro or pau-mulato calycophyllim Brazil and it goes by name of capirona in Peru. Popularly known as mulateiro, the species is often prescribed in ethnomedicine for healing and vitality, and is also used to control skin patches. It also stops bleeding quickly and is often applied to bleeding cuts.

This is an informational site only and no products are sold. Retrieved from ” https: I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following calycoophyllum. Mesmo com propriedades fotoprotetoras comprovadas, C. The smooth green bark underneath is somewhat like a sunburnt human.

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Silvae Geneticav. It produces an abundance of small, white, aromatic flowers from June to July which are followed by elongated seed pods with seeds inside.

Genetic variation in wood color and its correlations with tree growth and wood density of Calycophyllum spruceanum at an early age in the Peruvian Amazon. The older the tree, the more of its bark will be unpeeled, creeping up its trunk. Services on Demand Journal.


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The statements contained herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. With the tree shedding its bark annually, this resource would be highly sustainable. This page spduceanum last edited on 27 Novemberat Wood and Fiber Sciencev. By using this site, you agree to the Terms sprufeanum Use and Privacy Policy. Agricultura Tropica et Subtropica[s. The isolated phenols have demonstrated strong antioxidant activity, which may explain its traditional use to stop the aging process of the skin.

Peruvian tribes also apply the powdered bark to fungal infections of the skin. Revista Forestal Mesoamericanav. Analisando a atividade contra formas tripomastigotas de Trypanosoma cruzi in vitroZuleta et al.

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It can often be found near water as it can survive common periodic flooding in the region. Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosiav.

The Indians also use a tea made wpruceanum the bark on their bodies after bathing and then sun dry themselves. Noctuidae for maize protection. Yale University Press,