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  Cordia boissieri A. DC.
 
Scientific Name  Cordia boissieri A. DC.
Family Name  Boraginaceae
Common Name  Texas Olive, Anacahuite
Photo link  http://www.swsbm.com/Images/C/Cordia_boissieri-2.jpg
Studies on Diabetes 
Other Uses  Species of Cordia have been studied in animals for antiinflammatory properties, and in vitro for antiviral and antifungal activities (Sertie et al 1990, Hayahi et al 1990, Ioset et al 2000).
Formulations used by  Informants  Commercially prepared hot infusion (13 Flores).
Phytochemistry  Alliodorol, alliquinol, cadinene, cordallinol, cordiachrome, cordialin, cordiaquinone, cordial, epoxydamarane, dammarane, oleanolic acid, eleagin, ursolic acid, lupeol (derivatives of all compounds) (Chapman and Hall/ CRC, Version 13:1; 1982-2005)
Potential Adverse  Effects  There are unconfirmed reports that the fruit may cause dizziness and intoxication in humans.
Potential Medication  Interactions  No clinical medication interactions were found.
References  http://www.itis.usda.gov/index.html

 

 

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