Skip to main content

Table 4 Phyto-components and its biological activities obtained through the GC/MS Study of Pyrostegia venusta

From: Preliminary study of the antioxidant properties of flowers and roots of Pyrostegia venusta (Ker Gawl) Miers

RT Name of compound Active biological activity**
5.478 Acetophenone Antibacterial, fingicide,pesticide, hypnotic, perfimery,sporofic
11.295 3H-3a,7-Methanoazulene, 2,4,5,6,7,8-hexahydro-1,4,9,9-tetramethyl-, [3aR-(3a.alpha.,4.beta., 7.alpha.)]-(Cyperene) Antimalarial and Antiplasmodial
15.473 Hexadecanoic acid, methyl ester (Synonym-Palmitic Acid) Antioxidant, hypocholesterolemic nematicide, pesticide, anti-androgenic flavor, hemolytic, 5- Alpha reductase inhibitor
23.174 9,12-Octadecadienoic acid, methyl ester (Synonym-Linoleic acid) Antiinflammatory, hypocholesterolemic cancer preventive, hepatoprotective, nematicide, insectifuge, antihistaminic antieczemic, antiacne, 5-Alpha reductase inhibitor, antiandrogenic, antiarthritic, anticoronary, insectifuge
31.291 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, mono (2-ethylhexyl) ester
(Synonym- Pthalic Acid)
Used in preparation of perfumes and cosmetics, Used as plasticized vinyl seats on furniture and in cars, and clothing including jackets, raincoats and boots. Used in textiles, as dyestuffs, cosmetics and glass making.
24.118 Myo-Inositol, 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexakis-O-(trimethylsilyl)- Antidepression, Liver problems, panic disorders and diabetes
23.346 9-Octadecenoic acid (Z)-, methyl ester 5-Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor, Allergenic, Alpha- Reductase-Inhibitor, Anemiagenic, Antialopecic, Antiandrogenic, Antiinflammatory, Antileukotriene-D4 (Anti-platelet activating factor), Dermatitigenic Insectifuge Perfumery, Propecic Cancer- Preventive, Choleretic, Flavor, Hypocholesterolemic, Irritant, Percutaneostimulant
34.388 Stigmasteryl tosylate Antihepatotoxic, Antiinflammmatory, Antiophidic,Antioxidant, Artemecide, Extrogenic, Sedative
  1. **Activity source: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Database.