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pau d’arco

Herbal medicine
Any of a family of trees native to Central and South America, the inner bark of which is anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial. It has been used for indigestion, infections (bacterial, fungal, parasitic and viral), smoker’s cough, and arthritis; anecdotal reports suggest that pau d’arco may be useful for AIDS, malaria and cancer.
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In the tropical regions lapacho has proved to be highly effective in controlling such scourges as schistosomiasis -- a riverborn parasite -- which is estimated to afflict 300 million people and Chagas' disease, better known as 'sleeping sickness', which is transmitted by the tetse fly.
Though no formal process has begun, President has received encouraging levels of interest in its Paraguay assets from major industry players following discovery of contingent resources at Lapacho and significantly de-risked neighbouring prospects.
achelous se alimentan preferentemente de plantas de platano Platanus acerifolia (9, 15, 29), pero se reporta que esporadicamente cuando no encuentra su hospedero natural, la larva se puede encontrar en arboles frutales como aguacate (Persea gratissima), duraznero (Prunus persica), ademas de arboles de cedro (Cedrella fissilis), lapacho amarillo (Tabebuia pulcherrima) e higuerilla de monte (Ficus subtriplinervia) (9, 15); ahora, en el departamento de Casanare, los lugarenos reportan las orugas venenosas por lo general en arboles tales como los torcazos, lecheros y en raras ocasiones en pomarrosas (32).
13-Lapachone (3,4-dihydro-2,2-dimethyl-2H-naphthol[1,2-b]pyran-5,6-dione) and its isomer, u-lapachone are natural naphthoquinones extracted from the bark of the Lapacho tree (Tabebuia avellanedae) or synthesized from lapachol or lomatiol.
La asociacion del cafe con arboles se da principalmente con el aguacate, el cedro, el angico (Parapiptadenia rigida,), el adrago (astronium fraxinifolium), el jacare (piptadenia gonoachanta), el lapacho y el palmito jugara.
La comunidad wichi de Lapacho Mocho (Hoktek T'oi), en la cual acontece el conflicto se ubica cerca de la Ruta 86, a 18 Km aproximadamente de la ciudad de Tartagal, en la provincia de Salta (4).
(lapacho); gallery forest, dominated by Gleditsia amorphoides (espina corona), Myrsine laetevirens (canelon), Trichilia catigua (catigua colorado), Brunfelsia australis (jazmin paraguayo), Trichilia elegans, Allophylus edulis (chal chal), with ground covered by several species of bromeliads; savanna, characterized by Copernicia alba (caranday) and several species of Paspalum; marshes and small ponds (Brown et al., 2012).
Lo mismo ocurre con Canal 11 Lapacho TV, Canal 7 Ibarreta, el estatal Canal 3, asi como con una red de numerosas radios FM.
[beta]-Lapachone treatment, a natural substance from the bark of the lapacho tree, significantly reduced the expression of IL-12 family cytokines in microglia and thereby suppressed clinical severity [91].
Segun la distribucion potencial actual, tras eliminar las areas deforestadas y teniendo en cuenta la presencia de areas protegidas que garantizan un menor grado de perturbacion humana, las zonas mas recomendables para encontrar nuevas localidades de esta especie serian el centro-sur del Parque Nacional (PN) Iguazu, el oeste del Parque Provincial (PP) Urugua-i y las Reservas Privadas (RP) Tomo, Itacuarahy y Lapacho Cue (Figs.
It has been collected from 15 host plants, Avena sativa (cultivated oat), Saccharum officinalis (sugarcane), Sorghum halepense (Johnson grass), Zea mays (corn), Tritricum aestivun (wheat), Bromus unioloides (rescuegrass) (Poaceae), Dahlia pinnata (dahlia) (Asteraceae), Tabebuia lapacho (yellow palmer trumpettree) (Bignoniaceae), Ipomaea sp.