Porter, Roy, B.; Reese, Paul B.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Chemistry
Characterisation of a flavonol and several lignans from Hyptis verticillata
Jamaican Journal of Science and Technology
Date of Publication
The aerial parts of the local medicinal plant Hyptis verticillata (Jacq.), a member of the Labiatae family, were analysed for natural products. 3',4',5-trihydroxy-3,6,7-trimethoxyfavonol was isolated from the plant extract for the first time. Compounds previously repodted from the Mexican variety of the plant, namely, 4'-demethyldesoxypodophyllotoxin, 5-methoxydehydropodophyllotoxin, dehydro-b-peltatin methyl ether, dehydropodophyllotoxin,deoxydehydropodophyllotoxin and (-)-deoxypodorhizon, as well as oleanolic and ursolic acids were found.....