The bark and leaves of Drimys winteri contain polygodial and are also traditionally used for the treatment of asthma, allergy or bronchitis.
Isolation and identification of active compounds from Drimys winteri barks.
Anti-hyperalgesic properties of the extract and of the main sesquiterpene polygodial isolated from the barks of Drimys winteri (Winteraceae).
1985; Philipson, 1946, 1947a, 1948), or de novo from buds in the axils of leaves or bracts, as in Acacia baileyana (Derstine & Tucker, 1991) and Drimys winteri (Tucker, 1959).
The inflorescences of Drimys winteri have acropetal floral initiation, but the direction of anthesis among flowers is basipetal (Tucker, 1959).