Pharmacognosy

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DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOGNOSY AND BOTANY

Sesquiterpenoids containing MPM

 

MPM name

Source

Constituents

Action, use

Strobili Lupuli

Humulus lupulus L. (hops), Cannabaceae

humulene, myrcene, humulone, lupulone; coumarins; flavonoids; tannins; vitamins

sedative

Gemmae Betulae, Folia Betulae

Betula pendula Roth (B. verrucosa Ehrh.), B.pubescens Ehrh, (birch), Betulaceae

betulene, cariophylene, betulenol; triterpenoids; tannins; gums

diuretic, spasmolytic, antiviral

Rhizomata Calami

Acorus calamus L., (sweetflag, calamus), Araceae

pinene, camphene, borneol, eugenol, elemol; bitter glycoside acorine; azarone; tannins

cholagogue, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory (gastric ulcer),  expectorant