Anti-allergic activity of compounds from Kaempferia parviflora.

  title={Anti-allergic activity of compounds from Kaempferia parviflora.},
  author={Supinya Tewtrakul and Sanan Subhadhirasakul and Sopa Kummee},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  volume={116 1},
Kaempferia parviflora is one of the plants in the Zingiberaceae family, locally known in Thai as kra-chai-dam. In Thai traditional medicine, the decoction of Kaempferia parviflora powder with alcohol has been reported to cure allergy, asthma, impotence, gout, diarrhea, dysentery, peptic ulcer and diabetes. Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate anti-allergic substances from this plant. Bioassay-guided fractionation led to the isolation of seven methoxyflavone derivatives (1-7) from… CONTINUE READING
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