, Volume 41, Issue 5, pp 699–700 | Cite as

Antihepatoxic constituents ofGarcinia kola seeds

  • M. M. Iwu
Short Communications Ethology, Ecology, Natural Product Chemistry


Kolaviron, a fraction of defatted methanolic extract and biflavanones ofGarcinia kola seeds significantly antagonized the lethal poisoning of mice with phalloidin. Garcinia biflavanones GB1, GB2 and kolaflavanone were isolated as the active constituents.

Key words

Kolaviron antiphalloidin biflavonoids Garcinia kola antihepatotoxic 


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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. M. Iwu
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  1. 1.Phytotherapy Research Laboratory, Department of PharmacognosyUniversity of NigeriaNsukka(Nigeria)

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