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ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE The fruit hull of Garcinia mangostana Linn. has been used in traditional medicine for treatment of various inflammatory diseases. Hence, this study aims to investigate the in vitro and in vivo anti-inflammatory effect of β mangostin (βM), a major compound present in Garcinia mangostana. MATERIALS AND METHODS The in silico… (More)
Phytochemical and biological studies were carried out the stem bark of Cratoxylum arborescens collected from Sarawak, Malaysia. Chromatographic separation of the plant extracts led to the isolation of three xanthones, -mangostin (1), -mangostin (2) and fuscaxanthone C (3) together with the commom stigmasterol. The structural elucidation of the compound… (More)
Extraction and chromatographic separation of the extracts of dried stem barks of Glycosmis macrantha lead to isolation of two new acridone alkaloids, macranthanine and 7-hydroxynoracronycine, and a known acridone, atalaphyllidine. The structures of these alkaloids were determined by detailed spectral analysis and also by comparison with reported data.