Isolation from Ballota nigra L. of 13-hydroxyballonigrinolide, a diterpene useful for the standardisation of the drug

Veronique Seidel, Francois Bailleul, Francois Tillequin

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The 13-hydroxyballonigrinolide was isolated from the aerial parts of Ballota nigra and identified by spectrometry; this diterpene, characteristic of this species, was used to standardize the drug.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-124
Number of pages23
JournalJournal de Pharmacie de Belgique
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 3 May 1996


  • medicinal plants
  • plant origin
  • insulation
  • diterpene
  • terpenoid
  • standardization
  • characterization

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