University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Romania
*Corresponding author: Bianca Roxana POPESCU, Banat’s University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine “King Michael I of Romania”, Timisoara, 300645, Calea Aradului 119, Timis, Romania
Submission: November 19, 2018; Published: April 18, 2019
ISSN: 2578-0336Volume5 Issue3
Betula is a genus of some 50 species distributed throughout the northern temperate region. B. pendula (2n =28). The geographic and ecologic specificity of Romania and other Eastern European countries has resulted in the development of an exceptional diversity of medicinal plants. The effect of birch leaf (Betula pendula) extract in on corneal inflammation following keratoplasty. The hepatoprotective effect of birch B. pendula extract on chronic hepatitis C was analysed.
Keywords:B. pendula; Pharmacological activity; Volatile oil; Chemical composition