Chemical Constituents of Plants from the Genus Eupatorium (1904-2014).

  title={Chemical Constituents of Plants from the Genus Eupatorium (1904-2014).},
  author={Pei-Yu Liu and Dan Liu and Wei-Huan Li and Ting Zhao and Françoise Sauriol and Yu-Cheng Gu and Qing-wen Shi and Man-li Zhang},
  journal={Chemistry & biodiversity},
  volume={12 10},
Eupatorium (family: Compositae), which comprises nearly 1200 species, is distributed throughout tropical America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Up to now, the reported constituents from the genus Eupatorium involve flavonoids, terpenoids, pyrrolizidine alkaloids, phenylpropanoids, quinonoids, essential oils, and some others, altogether more than 300 compounds. Studies have shown that Eupatorium and its active principles possess a wide range of pharmacological activities, such as cytotoxic… CONTINUE READING