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Medicinal and Aromatic Plants X pp Cite as. The genus Alkanna family Boraginaceae consists of 25 species widely distributed in the Mediterranean regions and Asia. The species Alkanna tinctoria L.

The plants are perennial herbs with prostrate bushy stems, blooming between March and May with small 6—7 mm blue flowers Fig. The propagation of the plant occurs naturally from seeds that are included in monospermic achenes. The percentage of seed germination is very low, which is true also for other Boraginaceae species Qi et al. Alkanna tinctoria has been known since ancient times for the presence in its root of the red pigment alkannin, used since antiquity for its therapeutical properties and as a natural dye.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF. Skip to main content. This service is more advanced with JavaScript available. Advertisement Hide. Alkanna tinctoria T. Authors Authors and affiliations C. Gerardi G. Mita E. Grillo G. Giovinazzo A. Miceli P. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. De Leo P, Miceli A, Gerardi C Extraction and purification of alkannin from Alkanna tinctoria Tausch: its location in the plant and time course accumulation in the tissues. Agric Med — Google Scholar. Fujita Y Shikonin: production by plant Lithospermum erythrorhizon cell cultures.

Medicinal and aromatic plants 4. Phytochemistry — CrossRef Google Scholar. Phytochmistry —97 CrossRef Google Scholar. Murashige T, Skoog F A revised medium for rapid growth and bio-assays with tobacco tissue cultures. Papageorgiou VP Wound healing properties of naphthaquinone pigments from Alkanna tinctoria. Parr AJ The production of secondary metabolites by plant cell cultures.

Tabata M, Fujita Y Production of shikonin by plant cell cultures. Gerardi 1 G. Mita 1 E. Grillo 2 G. Giovinazzo 1 A. Miceli 2 P. Personalised recommendations. Cite chapter How to cite? ENW EndNote. Buy options.

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Alkanna tinctoria

Scientific Name s : Alkanna tinctoria L. Medically reviewed by Drugs. Last updated on Sep 5, Alkanna is an astringent and a source of red pigment used in cosmetics. It was traditionally used topically for the treatment of skin wounds and diseases. Orally, alkanna root has been used for diarrhea and gastric ulcers.

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Medicinal and Aromatic Plants X pp Cite as. The genus Alkanna family Boraginaceae consists of 25 species widely distributed in the Mediterranean regions and Asia. The species Alkanna tinctoria L. The plants are perennial herbs with prostrate bushy stems, blooming between March and May with small 6—7 mm blue flowers Fig. The propagation of the plant occurs naturally from seeds that are included in monospermic achenes. The percentage of seed germination is very low, which is true also for other Boraginaceae species Qi et al. Alkanna tinctoria has been known since ancient times for the presence in its root of the red pigment alkannin, used since antiquity for its therapeutical properties and as a natural dye.

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Plants are rich source of chemical compounds that are used to accomplish biological activity. Indigenously crude extracts of plants are widely used as herbal medicine for the treatment of infections by people of different ethnic groups. The present investigation was carried out to evaluate the biological potential of Alkanna tinctoria leaves extract from district Charsadda, Pakistan against multidrug resistant human pathogenic bacteria including Acinetobacter baumannii , Escherichia coli , Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus. Anti-multi-drug resistant bacterial activity of aqueous, chloroform, ethanol and hexane extracts of Alkanna tinctoria leaves were evaluated by well diffusion method. Minimum inhibitory concentrations MICs and minimum bactericidal concentrations MBCs of different extracts were determined. Moreover qualitative phytochemicals screening of the studied extracts was performed. All four selected bacteria including A.

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