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Environmental Analysis & Ecology Studies

Betula Pendula: Compounds with Phytotherapy Applications

Submission: November 19, 2018; Published: April 18, 2019

DOI: 10.31031/EAES.2019.05.000613

ISSN: 2578-0336
Volume5 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

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