Planta Med 1982; 45(5): 20-22
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-971233
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Constituents of Local Plants

XXV, Constitution of the Antispasmodic Principle of Cymbopogon proximusH. D. Locksley1 , M. B. E. Fayez2 , A. S. Radwan2 , V. M. Chari3 , G. A. Cordell3 , H. Wagner3
  • 1Department of Chemistry, University of Salford, Salford, England
  • 2Natural Product Research Laboratory, National Research Centre, Dakki, Cairo, Egypt
  • 3Institut für Pharmazeutische Biologie der LMU München, München, Bundesrepublic Deutschland
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Publication Date:
29 March 2007 (online)


The antispasmodic principle of Cymbopogon proximus has been identified as cryptomeridiol (5) from its spectral properties and comparison with an authentic sample.