Studies on Crude Drugs Effective on Visceral Larva Migrans. II.1) Larvicidal Principles in Kaempferiae Rhizoma

Fumiyuki Kiuchi, Norio Nakamura, Yoshisuke Tsuda, Kaoru Kondo, Hiroyuki Yoshimura

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Larvicidal principles obtained from the methanol extract of Kaempferiae Rhizoma (rhizomes of Kaempferia galanga) were identified as ethyl cinnamate, ethyl p-methoxycinnamate, and p-methoxycinnamic acid. Cinnamic acid and some of its derivatives showed larvicidal activity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)412-415
Number of pages4
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes


  • 3-carene-5-one
  • Kaempferia galanga
  • Toxocara canis
  • anthelmintic
  • cinnamic acid
  • ethyl p-methoxycinnamate
  • larva
  • larvicide
  • p-methoxycinnamic acid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Drug Discovery


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