Plant Diversity ›› 2003, Vol. 25 ›› Issue (04): 1-3.

• Articles •    

Constituents of Volatile Oil and Cytotoxicity on Cyathocline purpurea

LI Zu-Qiang, HUANG Rong , LUO Lei, MA Guo-Yi   

  1. Experimental Center of Yunnan University, Kunming 650091, China;Faculty of Pharmacy, the University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Online:2003-08-25 Published:2003-08-25

Abstract: In this paper, the volatile oil of 18 samples from Cyathocline purpurea were determined by steam distilling method. 27 constituents of volatile oil were identified qualitatively and quantitatively by GC/MS. Three samples of volatile oil have been tested for cytotoxicity in cell growth inhibition against cultured L1210 murine leukemia cell.

Key words: Cyathocline purpurea