Phytochemical investigation of the seeds of Althea officinalis L.

  title={Phytochemical investigation of the seeds of Althea officinalis L.},
  author={S. Amala Fathima Rani and Suroor Ahmed Khan and M. Abbas Ali},
  journal={Natural Product Research},
  pages={1358 - 1364}
Phytochemical investigation of the seeds of Althea officinalis L. (Malvaceae) led to the isolation of three new phytoconstituents, identified as n-hexacos-2-enyl-1,5-olide (altheahexacosanyl lactone), 2β-hydroxycalamene (altheacalamene) and 5,6-dihydroxycoumarin-5-dodecanoate-6β-D-glucopyranoside (altheacoumarin glucoside), along with the known phytoconstituents lauric acid, β-sitosterol and lanosterol. The structures of these compounds were established on the basis of spectral analysis and… 

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