Cetraria islandica


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A llichen that contains fumaric acids, iodine, and mucilage, which is antimicrobial and expectorant; it has been used for respiratory tract infections—e.g., tuberculosis—and as a bitter to stimulate and soothe the gastrointestinal tract

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Known terpenoids from lichens are all shared with higher plants or marine organisms, including monoterpenoid (-)-carvone 45, sesquiterpenoid bakkenolide A/fukinanolide A 46 from Cetraria islandica (Solberg 1986), triterpenoids [alpha]-amyrin 47, friedelan-3[beta]-ol/epifriedelinol 48, lupeol 49 and ursolic acid 50 from Flavocetraria nivalis (Bruun 1969) and zeorin 51 in the Vulpicida genus (Randlane et al.
Among the selected lichens are four cetrarioid lichens, including Cetraria islandica, Flavocetraria nivalis, Melanelia hepatizon and Vulpicida pinastri.
Cetrarioid lichens, in particular the lichen Cetraria islandica, has traditionally been used in folk medicine, where their secondary metabolites are associated with remedial effects.
Concerning the structure of islandoquinone isolated from the lichen Cetraria islandica.
Separation of a mixture of paraconic acids from Cetraria islandica (L.
In vitro inhibition of 5-lipoxygenase by protolichesterinic acid from Cetraria islandica.
In vitro susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori to protolichesterinic acid from the lichen Cetraria islandica.
Chemical and morphological variation in the Cetraria islandica complex in Iceland.
Composition and manufacturing process of Cetraria islandica based polymer blend.
All biological activities of Cetraria islandica demonstrated in this work can be attributed to the fumarprotocetraric acid, the predominant metabolite in the extract (more than 90%).
Phenolic content Lichen specie Yield (% w/w) ([micro]g GA/mg) Cetraria islandica 3.