Calophyllum ("beautiful leaf", from Greek kalos, "beautiful", and phullon, "leaf") is a plant genus of around 180-200 species of tropical evergreen trees in the family Clusiaceae. Its members are native to Australasia, Madagascar, Eastern Africa, South and Southeast Asia, the Pacific islands, the West Indies and Latin America. The common names, as well as commercial names, for these trees are:
For medicinal (folk medicine and ethnopharmacology) uses of leaves, oil from nuts and crost balsam, for HIV and AIDS, see calanolide A and calanolide B, Jacareubin, Tamanu oil, and Calophyllic acid. For medicinal use from their resin, see tacamahac.
Effects of (-) mammea A/BB isolated from Calophyllum brasiliense leaves and derivatives on mitochondrial membrane of Leishmania amazonensis.(Report)
Mar 01, 2012; ARTICLE INFO Keywords: Calophyllum brasiliense mammea A/BB derivatives Antileishmanial activity Morphological and...
Single Calanolide A Doses Safe For Humans.(HIV inhibitor being developed from Calophyllum lanigerum, Malaysian rain forest tree)(Brief Article)
Jun 18, 2001; 2001 JUN 18 - (NewsRx.com & NewsRx.net) -- by Michael Greer, senior medical writer - The HIV inhibitor calanolide A appears to be...