Constituents of the Rhizomes of Alpinia rafflesiana
Mohd Sirat, Hasnah and Masri, Dian and A. Rahman, Ahmad and Itokawa, H. and Morita, Hiroshi (1996) Constituents of the Rhizomes of Alpinia rafflesiana. Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology, 4 (1). pp. 17-22. ISSN 0128-7680
The chemical constituents of the rhizomes of Alpinia rafflesiana were studied and four components were isolated by chromatographic techniques and their structures identified by spectroscopic methods. The major constituent has been identified as chalcone flavokawin B, while the minor constituents have been assigned as methyl cinnamate, diarylheptanoid 1,7-diphenyl-5hydroxy- 6-hepten-3-one and 5,6-dehydrokawain.
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