Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Artisanal Extraction and Traditional Knowledge Associated with Medicinal Use of Crabwood Oil (Carapa guianensis Aublet.) in a Peri-Urban Várzea Environment in the Amazon Estuary

Table 2

Studies reporting actions of crabwood oil and its components in various biological processes.

StudiesOrigin of the oilResults

Penido et al. (2005) [34]Brasmazon, Pará, BrazilAnti-inflammatory action in the fraction of oil rich in tetranortriterpenoids
Ambrozin et al., (2006) [35]Commercial oil bought in the city of BelémModerate insecticidal action on Atta sexdens rubropilosa
Ferraris et al. (2012) [36]Gedunin (limonoid present in crabwood oil) with 95% purity, from the “Laboratório de produto natural Farmanguinhos”Antiallergic action of the substance gedunin, present in crabwood oil
de Souza Chagas et al. (2012) [37]WNF Industry and Comerce Ltd.Not effective in combating the tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus at the dilutions used in the study.
Farias et al. (2012) [38]Beraca Sabará Químicos e Ingredientes, São Paulo/Brazil, Lot 05083140STPotential in control of ticks R. (B.) microplus, A. nitens, and R. sanguineus, by interfering with reproduction.
Vendramini et al. (2012) [39]Farmácia de Manipulação, Drogaria e Homeopatia Art.-Fármacos, Rio Claro, São Paulo, Brazil.Potential acaricide for Rhipicephalus sanguineus
Prophiro et al. (2012) [40]Seed extractShowed insecticide action for Aedes aegypti
de Barros et al. (2012) [41]Beraca, Sabará, São Paulo, Brazil.Potential in control of cat louse (Felicola subrostratus)
Miranda Júnior et al. (2012) [42]Artisanal oil obtained in the lab, using doughs from the community of Alto Tocantins.Antiplasmodial activity, of both the oil and the fraction rich in limonoids.

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