Chemical constituents of Verbascum L. species

Tatli İ. İ. , AKDEMİR Z. Ş.

Fabad Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol.29, no.2, pp.93-107, 2004 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Journal Name: Fabad Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.93-107
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Verbascum species (Scrophulariaceae), which are widespread plants in Anatolia, are used as expectorant and mucolytic in folk medicine. In this paper, the chemical constituents of saponins, iridoid and phenylethanoid glycosides, monoterpene glucoside, neolignan glucosides, flavonoids, steroids, spermine alkaloids and other compounds of these species are reviewed.