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Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 50, Issue 1, pp 124–125 | Cite as

Flavonoids from Mentha haplocalyx

  • Ming-Liang Li
  • Ling-Yu Xu
  • Zhen-Lin Li
  • Shi-Hui Qian
  • Min-Jian Qin
Article

Mentha species are widely used for their flavoring and medicinal properties through out the world [1]. Mentha haplocalyx Briq., as a traditional Chinese medicine, is extensively used in the treatment of nervous diseases, halitosis, and reproductive and digestive illnesses in China [2]. Previous phytochemical investigations on this genus revealed the presence of flavonoids, phenolic acids, triterpenoids, and other compounds [3]. In continuous experiment, 14 flavonoid compounds were reported from this plant.

The aerial parts of Mentha haplocalyx Briq. were collected in Dongtai (Jiangsu, China) during May 2011, and identified by Prof. Qian Shi-Hui of Jiangsu Province Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The specimen was kept at the Laboratory of Natural Medicinal Resources, Jiangsu Province Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

The dried aerial parts of Mentha haplocalyxBriq. (14 kg) were refluxed with ethanol (1 × 80%, 112 L) for 2 h and 40% ethanol (2 × 112 L) twice,...

Keywords

Flavonoid Traditional Chinese Medicine Luteolin Apigenin Yellowish Powder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Resources Science of Traditional Chinese MedicinesChina Pharmaceutical UniversityNanjingP. R. China
  2. 2.Laboratory of Natural Medicinal ResourcesJiangsu Province Academy of Traditional Chinese MedicineNanjingP. R. China
  3. 3.Laboratory of Natural Medicinal ResourcesNanjing University of Traditional Chinese MedicineNanjingP. R. China

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