An antidepressant principle of Lobelia inflata L. (Campanulaceae)

Anas Subarnas, Yoshiteru Oshima, Sidik, Yasushi Ohizumi

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A crude methanolic extract of the leaves of Lobelia inflata exhibited antidepressant activity in mice. The extract was fractionated, monitored by the activity, to give β‐amyrin palmitate as an active component.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)620-621
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1992 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmaceutical Science


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