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Pilocarpus

(pil-ō-kar'pŭs),
A genus of trees and shrubs found in Central and South America and in the West Indies. Constitutes the botanic source for pilocarpine (q.v.), an alkaloid that activates cholinergic muscarinic receptors. Sudorific; miotic.
Synonym(s): Jaborandi

jaborandi

(jăb′ə-răn-dē′, -răn′dē)
n. pl. jaboran·dis
1. Any of several tropical American shrubs of the genus Pilocarpus, especially P. microphyllus, whose dried leaves yield the medicinal alkaloid pilocarpine.
2. The dried leaves of any of these plants.
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Ja o F3-1985 esta consolidado, sobretudo, nos municipios de Correntina e Jaborandi, o que explica a presenca de terras irrigadas.
O aumento na concentracao de peroxidos, concomitante a ativacao da CAT, sugere a hipotese de que o tratamento na maior concentracao de quitosana induziu de forma elevada o estresse oxidativo das celulas do jaborandi. Supoem-se que, na maior concentracao de quitosana aplicada, a producao de especies reativas de oxigenio excedeu a capacidade de controle da celula, acarretando em dano por peroxidacao lipidica, oxidacao de proteinas, danos para os acidos nucleicos e inibicao de enzimas (SHARMA et al., 2012).
Genetic diversity in a jaborandi (Pilocarpus microphyllus Stapf.) germplasm bank assessed by RAPD markers..
--the glaucoma medication Philocarpine comes from Jaborandi leaves (Philocarpus jaborandi);
Derived from the Pilocarpus jaborandi bush, it has been shown to significantly improve ocular symptoms in 50% of the patients studied.
Q I HAVE been trying to obtain a herb called Jaborandi Pilocarpus Microphyllos.
O estudo foi desenvolvido em uma area continua do bioma Cerrado de aproximadamente 9.570 ha, localizada no municipio de Jaborandi, oeste baiano, entre as coordenadas 14[degrees]42' S e 45[degrees]53' N.
The green tea proprietary formula contained green tea catechins and other ingredients (amounts not given, but Internet search reveals the following information: xylitol, sorbitol, natural flavors, green tea [leaf], acacia gum, jaborandi extract [leaf], magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, sucralose).
Dentre os exemplos de alelopatia interespecifica citados na literatura, destaca-se o extrato volatil de oleo de jaborandi (Pilocarpus microphyllus), o qual estimulou o crescimento de radiculas e nao inibiu a germinacao de sementes de alface (ALVES et al., 2004), demonstrando efeito alelopatico benefico.
Skala Beauty, which originated 20 years ago in the professional salons of Brazil, offers a line of natural hair care products based on such ingredients as avocado, shea butter and jaborandi. Six formulations--Intense Shine, Intense Nourishment, Intense Moisture, Volume and Shine, Anti-Frizz Therapy and Silkiness and Shine--are designed to restore hairs natural beauty, says Gunter Watson, vice president of sales.
(2002), trabalhando com jaborandi (Pilocarpus microphyllus Stapf), verificaram que a combinacao de cinetina e zeatina foi mais eficiente na proliferacao de brotos a partir de segmento nodal, apresentando 1,0 broto por explante, com tamanho medio de 1,3mm, enquanto que, a partir de segmento apical, obteve-se, em media 3,0, brotos por explante, com 7,2mm de comprimento, utilizando esses mesmos reguladores.