Analgesic Principles Of Peruvian Herbal Medicines, Paico (Chenopodium ambrosioides) And Cedron (Lippia triphylla)

Author

Emi Okuyama, Tomonori Nakamura, Kazuhiro Umeyama and Mikio Yamazaki, Chiba University, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 1-33 Yayoicho, Inage-ku, Chiba 263, Japan.

Proceeding

Trends in Traditional Medicine Research, Proceedings of the International Conference on the Use of Traditional Medicine & Other Natural Products in Health Care

Date

8/6/1993

Keyword

Chenopodium ambrosioides; Chenopodiaseae; Lippia triphylla; Verbenaceae; Peruvian medicinal plant; ascaridole; acteoside; analgesia; sedation; Paico; Cedron.

Abstract

Ascaridole and acteoside were identified as the analgesic principles from Peruvian herbal medicines Paico (Chenopodium ambrosioides) and Cedron (Lippia triphylla), respectively. Some other pharmacological effects for the compounds were also examined.