Chemistry and Pharmacology of Gynostemma pentaphyllum

@article{RazmovskiNaumovski2005ChemistryAP,
  title={Chemistry and Pharmacology of Gynostemma pentaphyllum},
  author={Valentina Razmovski-Naumovski and Tom Hsun-Wei Huang and Van Hoan Tran and George Li and Colin Charles Duke and Basil D. Roufogalis},
  journal={Phytochemistry Reviews},
  year={2005},
  volume={4},
  pages={197-219}
}
In traditional Chinese medicine, Gynostemma pentaphyllum (Thunb.) Makino is a herbal drug of extreme versatility and has been extensively researched in China. The dammarane saponins isolated from Gynostemma pentaphyllum, namely gypenosides or gynosaponins, are believed to be the active components responsible for its various biological activities and reported clinical effects. This review attempts to encompass the available literature on Gynostemma pentaphyllum, from its cultivation to the… CONTINUE READING

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