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Table 3 Major compounds isolated from root extracts of R. nepalensis and their pharmacological activities

From: Phytochemical investigation and potential pharmacologically active compounds of Rumex nepalensis: an appraisal

Isolated compounds Method used Pharmacological activities References
Rumexoside (9) Torachysone (10)
Orientaloside (11)
Aloesin (15)
Solvent extraction
(n-butanol)
Anti-inflammatory [4, 24, 40]
Chrysophanol (1) and its derivatives (4)
Emodin (3) and its derivatives (8)
Soxhlet extraction
(methanol)
Antifungal
Antioxidant
Anticancer
Anti-inflammatory
[46, 51, 67]
Neopodin (14) Solvent extraction
(ethyl acetate)
Anti-inflammatory [40]
Nepalenside A (7)
Nepalenside B (8)
Solvent extraction
(ethanol)
Antidiabetic
Cytotoxic
[40, 51]
Torachrysone (10)
Aloesin (15)
Epicatechin gallate (19)
Orcinol glucoside (22)
Solvent extraction
(methanol)
Antimicrobial
Antioxidant
Antitumor
Antidiabetics
Anti-inflammatory
[4, 24, 67]
Chrysophanol (1)
Neopodin (14)
Solvent extraction
(methanol)
Anti-inflammatory [70]