Boldo

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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.
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Insecticidal activity of Peumus boldus molina essential oil against Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky.
Ja outras especies apresentam um perfil altamente regionalizado, como o boldo, Peumus boldus Molina (Monimiaceae), presente apenas nos relatos das brasileiras e, "Fenugreek", Trigonella foenum-graecum L.
(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.