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Anti-Emetic Principles of Magnolia obovata Bark and Zingiber officinale Rhizome
04 January 2007 (online)
Magnolol and honokiol, biphenyl compounds, were isolated as anti-emetic principles from the methanolic extract of Magnolia obovata bark. -, -, and -shogaols and -, -, and -gingerols were isolated from the methanolic extract of Zingiber officinale rhizome as anti-emetic principles. Some phenylpropanoids with allyl side-chains were found to show the same activity. They inhibited the emetic action induced by the oral administration of copper sulfate pentahydrate to leopard and ranid frogs.
Anti-emetics - Magnolia obovata - Magnoliaceae - Zingiber officinale - Zingiberaceae - magnolol - honokiol - shogaol