Journal of Natural Medicines

, Volume 62, Issue 2, pp 249–250 | Cite as

Chemical constituents from Oldenlandia corymbosa L. of Thai origin

  • Pawadee Noiarsa
  • Somsak Ruchirawat
  • Hideaki Otsuka
  • Tripetch Kanchanapoom
Natural Medicine Note


From the whole plants of Oldenlandia corymbosa of Thai origin, ten compounds have been isolated and elucidated as geniposide, 6α-hydroxygeniposide, scandoside methyl ester (6β-hydroxygeniposide), asperulosidic acid, deacetylasperuloside, asperuloside, 10-O-benzoylscandoside methyl ester, 10-O-p-hydroxybenzoylscandoside methyl ester, (+)-lyoniresinol-3α-O-β-glucopyranoside, and rutin. Their structures were determined on the basis of spectroscopic data.


Oldenlandia corymbosa Hedyotis corymbosa Rubiaceae Iridoid glucoside Lignan glucoside Rutin 



This study was supported by The Thailand Research Fund and Commission of Higher Education, Thailand, and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science-Nation Research Council of Thailand (JSPS-NRCT) Core University Program.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pawadee Noiarsa
    • 1
  • Somsak Ruchirawat
    • 2
  • Hideaki Otsuka
    • 3
  • Tripetch Kanchanapoom
    • 4
  1. 1.Regional Medical Sciences Center-Khon KaenKhon KaenThailand
  2. 2.Chulabhorn Research InstituteBangkokThailand
  3. 3.Department of Pharmacognosy, Graduate School of Biomedical SciencesHiroshima UniversityHiroshimaJapan
  4. 4.Department of Pharmaceutical Botany and Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmaceutical SciencesKhon Kaen UniversityKhon KaenThailand

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