HomeThe Manila Journal of Sciencevol. 2 no. 2 (1999)

An Antifungal Sesquiterpene Lactone from Pseudoelephantopus spicatus

Consolacion Y. Ragasa | Glenn V. Alea | John A. Rideout

Discipline: Education, Natural Sciences, Chemistry



A sesquiterpene lactone was obtained from the chloroform extract of Pseudoelephantopus spicatus Rohr. Its structure was elucidated by ID and 2D NMR spectroscopy. It was found to exhibit antifungal activity against C. albicans and A. niger.