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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
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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.
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.
Our results revealed that an extract prepared from the leaves of Peumus boldus exhibited moderate inhibitory activities against pancreatic lipase (PL) and xanthine oxidase (XO) but pronounced inhibitory activities on [alpha]-glucosidase.
Insecticidal properties of Peumus boldus Molina powder used alone and mixed with lime against Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).