Bryophyllum

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Bryophyllum

genus of African and Madagascan plants in the family Crassulaceae. Contain bufadienolide, cardiac glycosides; causes dyspnea, diarrhea, cardiomyopathy. Includes B. daigremontium, B. daigremontium × B. tubiflorum, B. fedtschenkoi, B. proliferum. Called also Kalanchoe.

Bryophyllum pinnatum
B. calycinum, Cotyledon pinnata, live-leaf-of-resurrection plant.
Bryophyllum tubiflorum
B. delagoense (and its hybrid with B. daigremontianum). Called also mother-of-millions.
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Conclusions: The flavonoid fraction of Bryophyllum pinnatum reduces the porcine detrusor contractility in a dose- and time-dependent manner.
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Crassulaceae), Oxalis corniculata (Oxalidaceae), Glycine max (Leguminosae), Pilea peperomioides (Urticaceae), Mentha haplocalyx (Lamiaceae).
Two new fiavonol glycosides and a metabolite profile of Bryophyllum pinnatum, a phytotherapeutic used in obstetrics and gynaecology.
In vitro experiments of Bryophyllum pinnatum (BP) on porcine bladder muscle have shown a muscle-relaxing effect.
Keywords: Bryophyllum pinnatum Oxybutynin Detrusor muscle Muscle relaxation Muscle contraction Overactive bladder Urinary incontinence
Anders, Bryophyllum pinnatum Sikurz, Caladium hortulanum Vent, Commelina beghalensis (L).
Bryophyllum pinnatum is used by mainstream traditional practitioners usually for treatment of kidney, stomach or gall bladder stones; the Chakma TMPs used the plant for treatment of diabetes and constipation as well as stomach or kidney stones.
Anti-inflammatory action of Bryophyllum pinnatum leaf extract.
Aims: The use of preparations from Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lamarck) Oken (Kalanchoe pinnata (Lamarck) Persoon) in tocolysis is supported by clinical evidence.
Neuropharmacological effects of aqueous leaf extract of Bryophyllum pinnatum in mice.
The use of preparations from Bryophyllum pinnatum in tocolysis is supported by both clinical (retrospective comparative studies) and experimental (using uterus strips) evidence.