Chemical Constituents from Senecio bombayensis

Author : Sunitha Katta, Ganapaty Seru, Naga Lakshmi Angadi

Plants belonging to the family Asteraceae and the genus Senecio were reported to contain varied compounds with medicinal importance. Senecio bombayensis, a species of Senecio was not studied chemically and hence the authors have taken up for analysis. Four compounds β- sitoterol, stigmasterol, β- amyrin and betulinic acid were isolated from the chloroform extracts of the whole plant.

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