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  Chiranthededron pentadactylon Larr.
 
Scientific Name  Chiranthededron pentadactylon Larr.
Family Name  Sterculiaceae
Common Name  Manitas, Flor Manitas
Photo link  http://www.mediterraneangardensociety.org/plants/Chiranthodendron.pentadactylon.cfm
Studies on Diabetes 
Other Uses  Folk uses include relieving pain and inflammation, and as a heart and blood tonic (Chiranthodendron pentadactylon, http://www.mediterraneangardensociety.org/plants/Chiranthodendron.pentadactylon.cfm, accessed 4/17/04).
Formulations used by  Informants  Commercially prepared cold infusion (Tizana Betel).
Phytochemistry  3,3’,4’,5,7,8- hexahydroxyflavone, 3-0-?-D- glucuronopyranoside (CAS registry no. 36190-94-0, Chapman and Hall/ CRC, Version 13:1; 1982-2005)
Potential Adverse  Effects  No clinical adverse effects were found.
Potential Medication  Interactions  No clinical medication interactions were found.
References  A Handbook of Mexican Roadside Flora. Mason, C. and Mason, P. The U of A Press, 1987.

 

 

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