Medicinal uses, chemistry and pharmacology of Dillenia species (Dilleniaceae).

  title={Medicinal uses, chemistry and pharmacology of Dillenia species (Dilleniaceae).},
  author={Carla Wulandari Sabandar and Juriyati Jalil and Norizan Ahmat and Nor Ashila Aladdin},

An overview of Dillenia indica and their properties

Elephant apple (Dillenia indica) is a tropical tree, distributed in various countries of South Asian region including India. In India, it is not commercially cultivated, but mostly found in Assam,

Antimicrobial Activity of Ethanolic Extract of Sempur (Dillenia suffruticosa (Griff.) Martelli) Leaves against Pathogenic Microorganisms

The antimicrobial test showed that the extract of D. suffruticosa leaves could inhibit the growth of S. aureus, whereas E. coli and C. albicans did not show any activity.

Diversity and the potency of indigenous bacteria in dengen fruit (Dillenia serrata), passion fruit (Passiflora edulis), and pineapple fruit (Ananas sp.) of South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Fruit plays the important role in plant conservation, public health, and welfare. The fruit is used by society as foodstuff, drinks, and condiments. The objectives of this study were to analyze the

South Africa’s Best BARK Medicines Prescribed at the Johannesburg Muthi Markets for Skin, Gut, and Lung Infections: MIC’s and Brine Shrimp Lethality

Bacterial inhibition of bark extracts with minimal associated toxicity is consistent with the safety and valuable use of medicinal barks for local muthi market customers, and MIC values against respiratory pathogens require further explaining from a pharmacokinetics or pharmacodynamics perspective.

Phytochemical screening and antioxidant activity of methanol extract of Dillenia excelsa leaf

Abstract. Lisdiani, Susanto D, Manurung H. 2022. Phytochemical screening and antioxidant activity of methanol extract of Dillenia excelsa leaf. Biodiversitas 23: 3827-3835. The aim of this study was

Leaf Extracts from Dillenia philippinensis Rolfe Exhibit Cytotoxic Activity to both Drug-Sensitive and Multidrug-Resistant Cancer Cells

The potential chemotherapeutic properties of D. philippinensis can be promising for future drug development against cancer, suggesting its possible role in targeting cancer cells with overexpressed P-gp.

Investigation of β-Lactamase Enzyme Inhibitory, Anti-Bacterial and Anti-Fungal Bio-Activities of Dillenia retusa Thumb: An Endemic Medicinal Plant to Sri Lanka

The extracts of D. retusa were identified as novel potential sources of antimicrobial compounds which may impart even higher antimicrobial activities upon bio-activity guided fractionation and purification of extracts.

Ethanolic extract of leaf of Dillenia pentagyna reduces in‐vitro cell migration and induces intrinsic pathway of apoptosis via downregulation of NF‐κβ in human NSCLC A549 cells

The aim was to elucidate the role of EELDP in in‐vitro cell migration and apoptosis in highly metastatic human lung adenocarcinoma A549 cells and observe change of a few markers of metastasis and apoptotic in other two cell types HeLa and U2OS treated with EEL DP.

Berkala Penelitian Hayati

Parmentiera cereifera Seem. is an endangered species in the family Bignoniaceae. Related to the conservation effort, information about the reproductive biology of this species is very limited. Based



Ethno-medico-botanical aspects of Hmar tribe of Cachar district, Assam (Part I).

Of 60 species of medicinal plants collected, medicinal utility of only one plant is reported as new and for 46 plants additional medicinal utility have been recorded.

Antimicrobial and Cytotoxic Activities of Dillenia pentagyna

A wide range of pharmacological and biological activities was exhibited by the secondary metabolites isolated from plants belonging to Dilleniaceae, among them terpenoids and flavonoids were the most well known, though a large amount of alkaloid was also searched.

Ethnomedicinal plants used for gastro-intestinal diseases by Adi tribes of Dehang-Debang Biosphere Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh.

An ethno-medico-botanical survey was carried out in Adi dominated areas of Dehang-Debang Biosphere Reserve (DDBR) of Arunachal Pradesh during 2005-2007 to study the pattern of use, preparation, and

Traditional phytotherapy of Balaghat district, Madhya Pradesh, India

Madhya pradesh, the largest state of India, is the home of many tribals and harbour a number of plants species in their forest areas. Nearly one fourth of the total population of the state is

Biological screening of traditional medicinal plants from Papua New Guinea.

Based on ethnopharmacological literature, 17 species of medicinal plants used in the traditional medicine in Papua New Guinea were collected and extracted for their antimicrobial activity and molluscicidal activity against Biomphalaria glabrata as well as for their toxicity to brine shrimp.

Chemical and biological investigations of Dillenia indica Linn.

The crude methanolic extracts and its n-hexane, carbon tetrachloride, dichloromethane and chloroform soluble partitionates demonstrated weak antimicrobial activity against a wide range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria and fungi.

Some folk medicines used by the Sonowal Kacharis tribe of the Brahmaputra valley, Assam

First hand information on uses of 16 wild and 11 cultivated plant species have been reported in this paper for further research and revalidation of traditional uses of these plants.


The study was designed to explore possible phytochemical characteristics (group determinant of plant extract) and to investigate the cytotoxic and anthelmintic potential in vitro, using the methan