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Title in Portuguese: Therapeutic and esthetic potential of buriti (Mauritia Flexuosa L f)
Author: Rodigues Neto, Edilson Martins
Girão Junior, Francisco Josimar
Fraga, Edmir Geraldo de Siqueira
Campos, Márcia Oliveira Coelho
Barros, Karla Bruna Nogueira Torres
Fonteles, Marta Maria França
Keywords: Compostos Fenólicos
Phenolic Compounds
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research
Citation: RODRIGUES NETO, E. M. et al. Therapeutic and esthetic potential of buriti (Mauritia Flexuosa L f). Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, v. 9, n. 3, p. 364-367, 2017.
Abstract: The buriti (Mauritia flexuosa L. f.) it is a native palm tree of the Brazilian Amazonian forest that belonging to the family Arecaceae and it is used there are centuries for the native population in the feeding and in the craft. Their leaves present six differ ent flavonoids types with antioxidant potential and the fruit possesses nutritional characteristics that turn it a great candidate the functional food, this because it is rich in alimentary fibers, vitamins and antioxidant compositions, that they are also responsible for the photoprotective potential of the vegetable. The fatty acids mono and polyunsaturated presents in the plant are responsible for their properties antithrombotic and antiplatelet agent, and besides there is the presence of phenolic compoun ds that check properties antimicrobial and antitumorals to the vegetable. With the growth every time larger of the search for therapeutic alternatives and aesthetics of natural origin that are efficient is done necessary the deepened study of this vegetabl e, and for that reason it is that this work was elaborated. This is a literature revision about Mauritia flexuosa accomplished seeking their therapeutic and aesthetic potentials. The used databases were: Pubmed, Bireme, Lilacs and Scielo, as well as resear ches in the newspapers supplied by the Brazilian Portal of the Scientific Information on the subject, being used the descriptors: Buriti, Mauritia flexuosa, antioxidant potential and therapeutic potential. 20 articles published in the last ten years were s elected, and those were correlated with the therapeutic and clinical potential aesthetic of the buriti. In that way the enormous therapeutic and aesthetic potential of the Mauritia flexuosa was exposed, showing as soon as is more necessary studies for cons olidates its application in finished pharmaceutical forms.
ISSN: 0975 - 7384
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