Pharmacologically active components of Todopon Puok (Fagraea racemosa), a medicinal plant from Borneo.


The lignans of (+)-pinoresinol, (+)-epipinoresinol, (+)-lariciresinol and (+)-isolariciresinol together with phenols such as syringaldehyde and 7,8-dihydro-7-oxy-coniferyl alcohol were isolated from Todopon Puok (Fagraea racemosa Jack ex Wall), a medicinal plant from Borneo, using a bioassay of the relaxation effect on norepinephrine (NE)-induced… (More)