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lemongrass,

n Latin name:
Cymbopogon citratus; part used: leaves; uses: antitussive, antirheumatic, antiseptic, anxiolytic, antibacterial, antifungal, insomnia, vomiting, high blood pressure, fever; precautions: none known. Also called
capim-cidrao, Guatemala lemongrass, or
Madagascar lemongrass.
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Conclusion: Taking antifungal activity of terbinafine as 100%, it was 66% with Aloe vera and 47% with Cymbopogon citratus which are considered intermediate.
Efecto antibacteriano y antifungico del aceite esencial de: Menta piperita (menta), Origanum vulgare (oregano) y Cymbopogon citratus (hierba luisa) sobre Streptococcus mutans ATCC 25175, Lactobacillus acidophilus ATCC 10746 y Candida albicans ATCC 90028.
In vitro activity of the essential oil of Cymbopogon citratus and its major component (citral) on Leishmania amazonensis.
Bruno Miguel; Lopes, Maria Celeste; Garcia-Rodriguez, Carmen; Cruz, Maria Teresa; Batista, Maria Teresa (2013) Anti-inflammatory activity of Cymbopogon citratus leaves infusion via proteasome and nuclear factor-KB pathway inhibition: Contribution of chlorogenic acid.
The main chemical constituents of three different fractions (methanol, 80% aqueous ethanol and water) obtained from an essential oil-free infusion of extracts of Cymbopogon citratus leaves includes: Tannins, phenolic acids (caffeic and p-coumaric acid derivatives) and flavone glycosides (apigenin and luteolin derivatives) (16).
The leaf extracts of Calotropis procera and Cymbopogon citratus (100 ml) were then added separately to the warmed milk.
Tundal X Coix lacryma-jobi Lagrimas de San Pedro Cymbopogon citratus Limoncillo X Cymbopogon nardus Citronela X Guadua angustifolia Guadua X Gynerium sagittatum Cana brava X Hordeum vulgare Cebada Melinis minutiflora Paja Melinis repens Paja Oryza sativa Arroz Phyllostachys edulis Bambu Saccharum officinarum Cana de azucar X Triticum aestivum.
Table 1--Antibacterial activity of the essential oils from Cymbopogon nardus and Cymbopogon citratus, using agar well diffusion method, expressed by diameter (mm) of inhibition zone.
Se han determinado los compuestos fenolicos totales en diversos tejidos vegetales, por ejemplo, las hojas secas de Coccinia grandis y Cymbopogon citratus contienen 1,6 y 1,0 mg/g de compuestos fenolicos totales, respectivamente; los frutos secos de Psidium guajava y Cucurbita pepo contienen 0,60 y 0,20 mg/g de compuestos fenolicos totales, respectivamente (Mongkolsilp et al.
2 Condor vinan Plantaginaceae Plantago sp Llanten Poaceac Cymbopogon citratus Limoncillo Poaceac Zea mays Maiz Poligonaceae Rumex crispus Lengua de vaca Portulacaceae Portuluca oleracea Verdolaga Quenopodiaceae Beta vulgaris Acelga Quenopodiaceae Chenopodium ambrosiodes Paico Rosaceae Malus domestica Manzano Rosaceae Prunus persica Durazno Rosaceae Pyrus communis Pera Rosaceae Rubus sp.
Cymbopogon citratus Stapf es una planta herbacea, pertenece a la familia Poaceae (Graminae), su nombre comun es limonaria, se cultiva en Brasil, India, Argentina, Guatemala e Indonesia por su aceite esencial (5), y su constituyente principal es el citral (70-80%), el cual es usado como materia prima para la sintesis de compuestos aromaticos y vitamina A, ademas de emplearse en perfumeria (6,7,8).