Phenacetin Isolated from Bursera grandifolia, a Herbal Remedy with Antipyretic Properties

@article{Velzquez2009PhenacetinIF,
  title={Phenacetin Isolated from Bursera grandifolia, a Herbal Remedy with Antipyretic Properties},
  author={F. Vel{\'a}zquez and R. Manr{\'i}quez and Leticia Maya and L. Barrientos and F. L{\'o}pez-Dellamary},
  journal={Natural Product Communications},
  year={2009},
  volume={4}
}
Bursera grandifolia and other related species have been used in traditional herbal medicine in Mexico and other Latin American countries for their analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory properties. From the chloroform extract of leaves of B. grandifolia, a substance was isolated and identified as phenacetin, a well known compound with widely tested analgesic and antipyretic properties. The structural identity of the compound was elucidated on the basis of chemical and spectroscopic… Expand
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