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The leaves of Boldu boldus or Peumus boldus (family Monimiaceae), an evergreen shrub of Chile; used in various disturbances of liver function.
Synonym(s): boldo


n Latin names:
Boldea boldus, Peumus boldus; part used: leaves; uses: sedative, liver medicine, laxative, flatulence, dysmenorrhea, gout, spastic digestive tract; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, patients with lung or neurologic disease, bile duct blockage, liver ailments, and gallstones; can cause paralysis, coma, seizures, death, and the crippling of the respiratory system. Also called
boldea, boldoa, boldine, boldo-do-Chile, or
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6% (v/v); LOT: 035389), and Peumus boldus (boldo) leaf extract (drug extract ratio (DER): 1:10; ethanol content: 62% (w/w) = 65.
7 g Peumus boldus) were diluted with ethanol 20% to a final volume of 25 ml and filtered through a 0.
However, Peumus boldus strongly inhibited the enzyme; in a concentration of 100 [micro]g/ml the enzyme was inhibited by 80% (Fig.
In this assay, Peumus boldus displayed moderate XO inhibitory effects (~25-27%) whereas all other tested extracts showed only minimal inhibitory activity (10-15%).
The inhibitory activities of Boldocynara[R], Cynara scolymus, Silybum marianum, Taraxacum officinale and Peumus boldus on PL are shown in Fig.
Silybum marianum, Taraxacum officinale and Peumus boldus showed ACE inhibitory activities between 20 and 25% when tested at 5 [micro]g/ml.
Insecticidal properties of Peumus boldus Molina powder used alone and mixed with lime against Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).