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Anti-inflammatory activity of the major constituents ofLonicera japonica

Abstract

Previously, we reported that then-butanol fraction ofLonicera japonica showed anti-inflammatrory activity in mice and rats. Several constituents such as loniceroside A and B, flavonoids and iridoids were isolated from this fraction. In this investigation, the anti-inflammatory activity of the major constituents ofL. japonica was studied. Loniceroside A, lonicerin and loganin showed anti-inflammatory activity comparable to aspirin.

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Lee, S.J., Shin, E.J., Son, K.H. et al. Anti-inflammatory activity of the major constituents ofLonicera japonica . Arch. Pharm. Res. 18, 133 (1995). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02979147

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Key words

  • Lonicera japonica
  • n-butanol fraction
  • Anti-inflammatory activity
  • Loniceroside A
  • Lonicerin
  • Loganin