Uncaria guianensis


(ung?kar'e-a) [L. uncus, hook]
A genus of tropical Asian woody vines.

Uncaria guianensis

Uncaria tomentosa.

Uncaria tomentosa

A species used medicinally for its extracts, which include alkaloids used as an anti-inflammatory for arthritis and also for their effects on thinking, concentration, and sedation. It has also been promoted as a treatment for AIDS but without scientific validation.
Synonym: cat's clawUncaria guianensis

Uncaria guianensis,

n See cat's claw.
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Two decades later, this nomenclature was changed to Uncaria guianensis, which remains unchanged so far (VILCHES, 1997).
Some studies have demonstrated the possibility of using auxins to obtain friable calli in different plant species as Ocimum basilicum (GOPI; PONMURUMGAN, 2006) and Uncaria guianensis (PEREIRA et al, 2007).
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Uncaria tomentosa and Uncaria guianensis (cat's claw) is a vine from the basin of the Amazon River.
The two known species of cat's claw are Uncaria guianensis, used traditionally for wound healing, and Uncaria tomentosa, which has numerous medicinal uses and is most commonly found in supplements.
Una de gato", genero Uncaria: estudios botanicos, quimicos e farmacologicos de Uncaria tomentosa e Uncaria guianensis.
Esses resultados sao contrarios aqueles reportados por PEREIRA (2004) para a especie Uncaria guianensis, em que nenhuma diferenca foi verificada na espessura da epiderme abaxial, durante a aclimatizacao, diferentemente da especie Uncaria tomentosa que apresentou diferencas significativas.
Key words: Uncaria tomentosa, Uncaria guianensis, bark, leaves, morphoanatomical studies, micrographic characters, standardization
The purpose of this study was to characterize the antioxidative and antiinflammatory properties of cat's claw, Uncaria tomentosa (UT) and Uncaria guianensis (UG).
2001) en relacion a la regeneracion de poblaciones, su utilizacion y explotacion comercial, y Pinedo (2001) evalua la supervivencia y desarrollo de Uncaria guianensis.