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n.1.(Bot.) A fragrant evergreen shrub of Chili (Peumus Boldus). The bark is used in tanning, the wood for making charcoal, the leaves in medicine, and the drupes are eaten.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Insecticidal activity of Peumus boldus molina essential oil against Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky.
(22.) de Almeida ER, Melo AM, Xavier H, Toxicological evaluation of the hydro-alcohol extract of the dry leaves of Peumus boldus and boldine in rats.
Inostroza-Blancheteau, "Antimutagenic evaluation of traditional medicinal plants from South America Peumus boldus and Cryptocarya alba using Drosophila melanogaster," Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A.
Among the 45 plant species referred to in use by the participants of the study, peumus Boldus (bilberry), Melissa officinalis (lemon balm) Mint piperita (Mint) were the three most mentioned.
Carvalho, "Farmacologia e toxicologia de Peumus boldus e Baccharis genistelloides," Brazilian Journal of Pharmacognosy, vol.
aquifolium, Coptis chinensis, Coptis japonica, Hydrastis canadensis, Mahonia aquifolium, Phellodendron amurense C57BL/6 mice DSS Boldine Balb/c mice (Isoquinoline) DSS Peumus boldus Caffeine C57BL/6 mice (Purine) DSS Coffea arabica, Cola acuminata, Ilex paraguariensis, Paullinia cupana Cavidine Kunming mice (Isoquinoline) Acetic acid Corydalis impatiens Dihydrocoptisine C57BL/6J mice (Isoquinoline) DSS Derivate of coptisine, encountered in Coptis sp., Corydalis sp.