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Scientific Name:
Bulbine natalensis (syn. latifolia)
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Common Name:
bulbine, ibhucu, rooiwortel
Evidence of Activity
Analytical Chemistry
Isolated and characterized six previously unreported anthraquinone derivatives, together with eight known specialized metabolites from Bulbine natalensis rhizomes and evaluated for antimicrobial activity. Bae 2019
Phytosterols, such as such as ergosterol, stigmasterol and sitosterol, from Bulbine natalensis were extracted and tested for their antifungal activity against Aspergillus flavus, Penicillium digitatum and Fusarium verticilloides. Mbambo 2012
This is a review of the 4-phenylanthraquinones isolated from the three genera Bulbine, Bulbinella and Kniphofia, including their occurrence, structures, synthesis, pharmacological activities and biosynthetic origin. Bringmann 2008
History of Record
ORIGINAL RESEARCH BY: J. Mohanasundarum, MD, PhD
February 2016
LATEST UPDATES BY: Oren Rabinowitz, MSc
April 2021