Flavonoids of Helichrysum compactum and their antioxidant and antibacterial activity

Suzgec S., Mericli A., Houghton P., Cubukcu B.

FITOTERAPIA, vol.76, no.2, pp.269-272, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 76 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.fitote.2004.12.006
  • Journal Name: FITOTERAPIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.269-272
  • Keywords: Helichrysum compactum, flavonoids, antibacterial activity, antioxidant activity
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


From the capitula of Helichrysum compactum, the flavonoids apigenin, kaempferol, luteolin, naringenin, 3,5-dihydroxy-6,7,8-trimethoxyflavone, kaempferol-3-O-glucoside, luteolin-7-O-glucoside and luteolin-4 ' 7-di-O-glucoside and from the leafy stems apigenin, kaempferol, luteolin, quercetin, apigenin-7-O-glucoside, luteolin-7-O-glucoside, and quercetin-3-O-glucoside were isolated. Extracts of the capitula of H. compactum show antioxidant activity by inhibition of lipid peroxidation and also show antibacterial activity. (c) 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.