Chemical Constituents Of Hedychium coronarium

Author

Hasnah M. Sirat1, Dian Masri1, and Ahmad A. Rahman2, 1Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, KB 791, 80990 Johor Bahru, Malaysia; 2Dept. of Biology, Universiti Pertanian Malaysia, 43400 Serdang Selangor, Malaysia.

Proceeding

Trends in Traditional Medicine Research, Proceedings of the International Conference on the Use of Traditional Medicine & Other Natural Products in Health Care

Date

8/6/1993

Keyword

Labdane diterpenes; coronarin E, isocoronarin D, coronarin C and coronarin G; Hedychium coronarium; Zingiberaceae.

Abstract

From the chloroform extract of the rhizomes of Hedychium coronarium, five components have been isolated. Four of them have been identified as labdane diterpenes. Isolation and structural elucidation of two labdane type diterpenes will be discussed.