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Zhongguo Zhong yao za zhi = Zhongguo zhongyao zazhi = China journal of Chinese materia medica

[Chemical constituents from herbs of Swertia delavayi].


PMID 19086635

Abstract

To isolate and identify the chemical constituents of 95% alcohol extract from Swertia delavayi. The compounds were isolated and purified by column chromatogrphy and their structures were identified by the physicochemical properties and spectral analyses. Seven compounds were isolated and identified as oleanolic acid (1), gentiopcroside (2), swertiamarin (3), daucosterol (4), swertiadecoraxanthone-II (5), isovitexin (6), isoorientin (7). Compounds 2-7 were isolated from S. delavayi for the first time. While the compound 6 was firstly reported from the genus Swertia.