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Archives of Pharmacal Research

, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp 236–238 | Cite as

Pharmacological activities of the constituents of atractylodes rhizomes

  • Kwan Seog Sin
  • Hyun Pyo Kim
  • Woo Cheol Lee
  • P. Pachaly
Original Articles

Abstract

The anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory activities of the constituents from Atractylodes rhizomes were evaluated. Atractylone showed anti-microbial activity. Atractylone and atractylenolide I possessed considerable anti-inflammatory activity utilizing rat cotton pellet granuloma bioassay.

Keywords

atractylone atractylenolide I atractylenolide III anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory activity 

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© The Pharmaceutical Society of Korea 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kwan Seog Sin
    • 1
  • Hyun Pyo Kim
    • 1
  • Woo Cheol Lee
    • 2
  • P. Pachaly
    • 3
  1. 1.College of PharmacyKangweon National UniversityChuncheonKorea
  2. 2.Department of Biology ScienceKangweon National UniversityChuncheonKorea
  3. 3.Pharmazeutisches Institute der Universität BonnWest Germany

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