Quantitation of phenylpropanoids and iridoids in insulin-sensitising extracts of Leonurus sibiricus L. (Lamiaceae).

  title={Quantitation of phenylpropanoids and iridoids in insulin-sensitising extracts of Leonurus sibiricus L. (Lamiaceae).},
  author={Anna Pitschmann and Martin Zehl and Elke H. Heiss and Sodnomtseren Purevsuren and Ernst Urban and Verena M. Dirsch and Sabine Glasl},
  journal={Phytochemical analysis : PCA},
  volume={27 1},
INTRODUCTION Leonurus sibiricus L. is regularly used in traditional Mongolian medicine including for the treatment of symptoms of diabetes mellitus. OBJECTIVES To provide a validated quantitation method for the quality control of Leonurus sibiricus and to prove in vitro insulin-sensitisation, thereby supporting the traditional use of Leonurus sibiricus. METHODOLOGY Pulverised Leonurus sibiricus material was either extracted with methanol or methanol:water (25:75, v/v). HPLC-CAD (charged… 

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