Calycophyllum spruceanum (Benth.), the Amazonian “Tree of Youth” Prolongs Longevity and Enhances Stress Resistance in Caenorhabditis. Calycophyllum spruceanum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network ( GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research. Preferred Scientific Name; Calycophyllum spruceanum. Taxonomic Tree; Domain : Eukaryota; Kingdom: Plantae; Phylum: Spermatophyta.

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Enraizamiento de brotes de capirona Calycophyllum spruceanum Benth.

With the tree shedding its bark annually, this resource would be highly sustainable. Variation and correlations among stem growth and wood traits of Calycophyllum spruceanum Benth. They boil 1 kg of bark in 10 liters of water until 4 liters remain.

Opera Botanica Belgicav. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Spruceankmresearchers reported that it demonstrated strong antifungal activity in vitro against eleven common skin fungi and yeasts.

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It is believed that if this decoction is drunk every day about 5 ounces daily for three consecutive months that it is a “cure” for diabetes. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. This information is not intended to be used to diagnose, prescribe or replace proper medical care. Check calycoohyllum values in: It is called mulateiro or pau-mulato in Brazil and it goes by name of capirona in Peru.


Opera Botanica Belgica, Screening of extracts of leaves and stems of Psychotria spp.

From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. The Indians also use a tea made from the bark on their bodies after bathing and then sun dry themselves. Bark The following text has been reprinted from: The second edition of her book will be available in which will completely update the information for this plant.

Peruvian tribes also apply the powdered bark to fungal infections of the skin. No Brasil, inclui mais de 2. Silvae Geneticav.

calycophyplum Calycophyllum is a small genus with only about 6 species spread through tropical America; all are medium-sized to large trees. This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Due to its beneficial effects to the skin, it is appearing as an ingredient in natural cosmetic products in Peru and Brazil.

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Retrieved from ” https: Calycophyllum multiflorum, Eukylista spruceana Common names: The information contained in this plant database file is intended for education, entertainment and information purposes only. The Tropical Plant Database. As a botanical peculiarity, it has a thin green epidermis that evolves into a dark brown periderm, which is renewed annually.


The smooth green bark underneath is somewhat like a sunburnt human. Even with proven photoprotective properties, research on C.

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Genetic variation in wood color and its correlations with tree growth and wood density of Calycophyllum spruceanum at an early age in the Peruvian Amazon. On the botany, ethnopharmacology, and chemistry of Calycophyllum spruceanum Benth. Mulateiro bark contains a great deal of tannin chemicals which give it an astringent or drying effect. Many of these species have not even been cataloged, and yet are already at imminent risk of extinction.

The resin is used for abscesses, and skin tumors.