Phenylethanoid glycosides from Stachytarpheta cayennensis (Rich.) Vahl, Verbenaceae, a traditional antimalarial medicinal plant

Glicosídeos feniletanóides de Stachytarpheta cayennensis (Rich.) Vahl, Verbenaceae, uma planta medicinal tradicional anti-malárica

Sonja Froelich Mahabir P. Gupta Karsten Siems Kristina Jenett-Siems About the authors

The boiled juice of Stachytarpheta cayennensis, Verbenaceae, whole plant material is used ethnomedicinally in different countries of Latin-America to treat symptoms of malaria. In the ethyl acetate extract, five phenylethanoid glycosides could be identified. Three of these phenylethanoid glycosides, leucosceptoside A, martynoside and jionoside D were detected for the first time in the genus Stachytarpheta.

Stachytarpheta cayennensis; Verbenaceae; Phenylethanoid glycosides; Malaria; Traditional medicine


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