Pharmaceutisch Weekblad

, Volume 11, Issue 5, pp 161–164 | Cite as

Flavones and flavonol glycosides fromEupatorium cannabinum L.

  • E. T. Elema
  • J. Schripsema
  • T. M. Malingré
Original Articles


The 6-methoxyflavones hispidulin and eupafolin have been identified for the first time from the aerial parts ofEupatorium cannabinum L. The presence of the previously known flavonol glycosides astragalin, kaempferol-3-rutinoside, hyperoside, isoquercitrin and rutin could be confirmed. Hispidulin, eupafolin and rutin were screened for cytotoxicityin vitro.


Asteraceae Eupafolin Eupatorium cannabinum Flavones Flavonol glycosides Hispidulin 


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© Royal Dutch Association for Advancement of Pharmacy 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. T. Elema
    • 1
  • J. Schripsema
    • 2
  • T. M. Malingré
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pharmacognosy, University Centre for PharmacyUniversity of GroningenAW Groningenthe Netherlands
  2. 2.Division of Pharmacognosy, Center for Bio-Pharmaceutical SciencesLeiden UniversityRA Leidenthe Netherlands

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