litsea

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family LAURACEAE. Members contain laurotetanine and other APORPHINES.

Top Publications

  1. Xiao Y, Zhao J, Yang X, Li G, Yang J, Zhang H, et al. Two new phenyl esters from Litsea euosma. J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2006;8:411-5 pubmed
    Two new phenyl esters, named as euosmoside A (1) and euosmoside B (2), have been isolated from the leaves and twigs of Litsea euosma. Their structures were elucidated on the basis of spectroscopic methods.
  2. Lv X, Li J, Jin Y, Zhang L, Wang J. [Effects and mechanisms of total flavonoids of Litsea coreana on insulin resistance in rats with hyperlipidemia]. Zhong Yao Cai. 2009;32:1568-71 pubmed
    To study the effects and its mechanisms of total flavonoids of Litsea coreana (TFLC) on insulin resistance (IR) in rats with hyperlipidemia.
  3. Wang H, Liu Y. Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of essential oils from different parts of Litsea cubeba. Chem Biodivers. 2010;7:229-35 pubmed publisher
    The composition of the essential oils obtained by hydrodistillation of different parts of Litsea cubeba, including roots, stems, leaves, alabastra (flower buds), flowers, and fruits, were investigated by GC (RI) and GC/MS...
  4. Yang Y, Jiang J, Qimei L, Yan X, Zhao J, Yuan H, et al. The fungicidal terpenoids and essential oil from Litsea cubeba in Tibet. Molecules. 2010;15:7075-82 pubmed publisher
    ..alcohol (4), and oxonantenine (5)--were isolated with bioassay-guided purification from the fruit extract of Litsea cubeba collected in Tibet...
  5. Seal S, Chatterjee P, Bhattacharya S, Pal D, Dasgupta S, Kundu R, et al. Vapor of volatile oils from Litsea cubeba seed induces apoptosis and causes cell cycle arrest in lung cancer cells. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e47014 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we report that vapor of volatile oil compounds obtained from Litsea cubeba seeds killed human NSCLC cells, A549, through the induction of apoptosis and cell cycle arrest...
  6. Jia X, Dong L, Yang Y, Yuan S, Zhang Z, Yuan M. Preliminary structural characterization and antioxidant activities of polysaccharides extracted from Hawk tea (Litsea coreana var. lanuginosa). Carbohydr Polym. 2013;95:195-9 pubmed publisher
    Three polysaccharides were extracted from different leaf age Hawk teas (Litsea coreana var. lanuginosa) by hot water method...
  7. Han X, Wang Y, Chen Y, Lin L, Wu Q. Transcriptome sequencing and expression analysis of terpenoid biosynthesis genes in Litsea cubeba. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e76890 pubmed publisher
    Aromatic essential oils extracted from fresh fruits of Litsea cubeba (Lour.) Pers., have diverse medical and economic values. The dominant components in these essential oils are monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes...
  8. Lee S, Min B, Kim J, Lee J, Kim T, Kim C, et al. Flavonoids from the leaves of Litsea japonica and their anti-complement activity. Phytother Res. 2005;19:273-6 pubmed
    Four flavonoids, epicatechin (1), afzelin (2), quercitrin (3), and tiliroside (4), were isolated from the leaves of Litsea japonica (Thunb.) Jussieu (Lauraceae)...
  9. Wang J, Li J, Zou Y, Cheng W, Lu C, Zhang L, et al. Preventive effects of total flavonoids of Litsea coreana leve on hepatic steatosis in rats fed with high fat diet. J Ethnopharmacol. 2009;121:54-60 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the protective effects of total flavonoids of Litsea Coreana leve (TFLC) on rat high fat diet-induced hepatic steatosis model.

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  1. Noosidum A, Prabaripai A, Chareonviriyaphap T, Chandrapatya A. Excito-repellency properties of essential oils from Melaleuca leucadendron L., Litsea cubeba (Lour.) Persoon, and Litsea salicifolia (Nees) on Aedes aegypti (L.) mosquitoes. J Vector Ecol. 2008;33:305-12 pubmed
    ..responses of Aedes aegypti females to essential oils extracted from native plants Melaleuca leucadendron (ML), Litsea cubeba (LC), and Litsea salicifolia (LS) by using an excito-repellency test chamber. Mortality of Ae...
  2. Jiang Z, Akhtar Y, Bradbury R, Zhang X, Isman M. Comparative toxicity of essential oils of Litsea pungens and Litsea cubeba and blends of their major constituents against the cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni. J Agric Food Chem. 2009;57:4833-7 pubmed publisher
    Contact toxicity of essential oils of Litsea pungens Hemsl. and L. cubeba (Lour.) Pers. (Lauraceae) and of blends of their major constituents was assessed against third-instar Trichoplusia ni larvae via topical application...
  3. Li L, Zhao X, Luo Y, Zhao J, Yang X, Zhang H. Novel cytotoxic chalcones from Litsea rubescens and Litsea pedunculata. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2011;21:7431-3 pubmed publisher
    ..flavonoids with chalcone skeleton, together with seven known flavonoids, were isolated from the stem barks of Litsea rubescens and Litsea pedunculata...
  4. Agrawal N, Pareek D, Dobhal S, Sharma M, Joshi Y, Dobhal M. Butanolides from methanolic extract of Litsea glutinosa. Chem Biodivers. 2013;10:394-400 pubmed publisher
    Phytochemical investigations of a MeOH extract obtained from the heartwoods of the Litsea glutinosa (Lauraceae) led to the isolation and characterization of four new butenolides, (3R,4S,5S)-2-hexadecyl-3-hydroxy-4-methylbutanolide 1, ..
  5. Lin L, Han X, Chen Y, Wu Q, Wang Y. Identification of appropriate reference genes for normalizing transcript expression by quantitative real-time PCR in Litsea cubeba. Mol Genet Genomics. 2013;288:727-37 pubmed publisher
    ..stability of twelve potential reference genes in different tissue/organs and six fruit developmental stages of Litsea cubeba in order to screen the superior internal reference genes for data normalization...
  6. Choi E, Hwang J. Effects of methanolic extract and fractions from Litsea cubeba bark on the production of inflammatory mediators in RAW264.7 cells. Fitoterapia. 2004;75:141-8 pubmed
    Both the methanolic extract and its fractions (0.01 mg/ml) from Litsea cubeba bark were found to inhibit NO and PGE2 production in LPS-activated RAW264.7 macrophages without significant cytotoxicity at less than 0.01 mg/ml concentration...
  7. Luo M, Jiang L, Zou G. Acute and genetic toxicity of essential oil extracted from Litsea cubeba (Lour.) Pers. J Food Prot. 2005;68:581-8 pubmed
    b>Litsea cubeba oil is an aromatic essential oil extracted from the fresh fruits of Litsea cubeba (Lour.) Pers...
  8. Hwang J, Choi E, Lee J. Antioxidant activity of Litsea cubeba. Fitoterapia. 2005;76:684-6 pubmed
    The antioxidant activity of Litsea cubeba was studied in terms of three different assay systems: DPPH assay, peroxidase/guaiacol assay, and TBA test. The L...
  9. Ho C, Jie Pinge O, Liu Y, Hung C, Tsai M, Liao P, et al. Compositions and in vitro anticancer activities of the leaf and fruit oils of Litsea cubeba from Taiwan. Nat Prod Commun. 2010;5:617-20 pubmed
    The leaf and fruit essential oils of Litsea cubeba, extracted by hydrodistillation, were assessed for anticancer activities...
  10. Liu T, Yang T. Antimicrobial impact of the components of essential oil of Litsea cubeba from Taiwan and antimicrobial activity of the oil in food systems. Int J Food Microbiol. 2012;156:68-75 pubmed publisher
    ..The antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of Litsea cubeba (LC-EO) from Taiwan and the antimicrobial impact of individual volatile components in the oil on pathogens ..
  11. Si L, Chen Y, Han X, Zhan Z, Tian S, Cui Q, et al. Chemical composition of essential oils of Litsea cubeba harvested from its distribution areas in China. Molecules. 2012;17:7057-66 pubmed publisher
    b>Litsea cubeba (Lour.) Pers. is a promising industrial crop with fruits rich in essential oils. The chemical composition of essential oils of L. cubeba (EOLC) were determined for fruits harvested from eight regions in China...
  12. Budin S, Siti Nor Ain S, Omar B, Taib I, Hidayatulfathi O. Acute and subacute oral toxicity of Litsea elliptica Blume essential oil in rats. J Zhejiang Univ Sci B. 2012;13:783-90 pubmed
    b>Litsea elliptica Blume has been traditionally used to treat headache, fever, and stomach ulcer, and has also been used as an insect repellent. The acute and subacute toxicities of L...
  13. Zhang W, Hu J, Lv W, Zhao Q, Shi G. Antibacterial, antifungal and cytotoxic isoquinoline alkaloids from Litsea cubeba. Molecules. 2012;17:12950-60 pubmed publisher
    ..with one known compound, (+)-N-(methoxylcarbonyl)- N-norglaucine (6), from a 70% EtOH extract of the barks of Litsea cubeba...
  14. Das D, Maiti S, Maiti T, Islam S. A new arabinoxylan from green leaves of Litsea glutinosa (Lauraeae): structural and biological studies. Carbohydr Polym. 2013;92:1243-8 pubmed publisher
    A water soluble new arabinoxylan, isolated through hot water extraction from the green leaves of Litsea glutinosa (Lauraceae) was found to contain xylose and arabinose in a molar ratio of nearly 1:3...
  15. Zhang H, Tan G, Santarsiero B, Mesecar A, Hung N, Cuong N, et al. New Sesquiterpenes from Litsea verticillata. J Nat Prod. 2003;66:609-15 pubmed
    ..9), and aphanamol II (10), were isolated from an anti-HIV fraction of the leaves and twigs of Litsea verticillata Hance (Figure 1)...
  16. Wang T, Li J, Ge J, Li C, Jin Y, Lü X, et al. Preliminary study of total flavonoids from Litsea coreana Levl. on experimental adjuvant-induced arthritis in rats. Am J Chin Med. 2008;36:899-912 pubmed
    b>Litsea coreana Levl., a traditional Chinese medicine, has long been used for its diverse benefits such as detoxification and detumescence. Total flavonoids from Litsea coreana Levl. (TFLC) are the effective fraction of L. coreana...
  17. Chiang Y, Shih H, Huang M, Ju L, Hung K. Characterization of microsatellite loci from Litsea hypophaea (Lauraceae), a tree endemic to Taiwan. Am J Bot. 2012;99:e251-4 pubmed publisher
    Microsatellite primers were developed for the endemic tree Litsea hypophaea (Lauraceae) in Taiwan to investigate its genetic diversity and population genetic structure and to investigate species delimitation within Litsea.
  18. Shang X, Yang M, Huang L, Gou G. [Effects of temperature on the growth and development of Aglossa dimidiata parasitized on Litsea coreana]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2012;23:3045-50 pubmed
    In order to reveal the effects of temperature on the growth and development of Aglossa dimidiata parasitized on Litsea coreana, a laboratory experiment was conducted to study the mean development duration, development rate, and survival ..
  19. Ka S, Lin J, Lin T, Liu F, Chao L, Ho C, et al. Citral alleviates an accelerated and severe lupus nephritis model by inhibiting the activation signal of NLRP3 inflammasome and enhancing Nrf2 activation. Arthritis Res Ther. 2015;17:331 pubmed publisher
    ..Citral (3,7-dimethyl-2,6-octadienal), a major active compound in a Chinese herbal medicine Litsea cubeba, was used to test its renoprotective effects in a lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced mouse ASLN model by ..
  20. Gao M, Lin L, Chen Y, Wang Y. Digital Gene Expression Profiling to Explore Differentially Expressed Genes Associated with Terpenoid Biosynthesis during Fruit Development in Litsea cubeba. Molecules. 2016;21: pubmed
    Mountain pepper (Litseacubeba (Lour.) Pers.) (Lauraceae) is an important industrial crop as an ingredient in cosmetics, pesticides, food additives and potential biofuels...
  21. Abbaspour Babaei M, Zaman Huri H, Kamalidehghan B, Yeap S, Ahmadipour F. Apoptotic induction and inhibition of NF-?B signaling pathway in human prostatic cancer PC3 cells by natural compound 2,2'-oxybis (4-allyl-1-methoxybenzene), biseugenol B, from Litsea costalis: an in vitro study. Onco Targets Ther. 2017;10:277-294 pubmed publisher
    i>Litsea is considered as an evergreen genus distributed in tropical and subtropical Asia; this genus belongs to the large family of Lauraceae. In this study, the cell-death metabolism of biseugenol B was investigated...
  22. Choudhury P, Choudhury M, Ningthoujam S, Mitra A, Nath D, Talukdar A. Plant utilization against digestive system disorder in Southern Assam, India. J Ethnopharmacol. 2015;175:192-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Data analysis revealed that Litsea glutinosa, Momordica charantia, Andrographis paniculata, Lawsonia inermis, Cleome viscosa, Psidium guajava, ..
  23. Rajput S, Li H, Xue X, Hong X. Descriptions of five new eriophyoid mite species of the Diptilomiopidae (Acari: Trombidiformes: Eriophyoidea) from Zhejiang Province, China. Zootaxa. 2015;4020:335-56 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. from Litsea coreana H. Lév. (Lauraceae), Neorhynacus camphoratus sp. nov. from Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J...
  24. Kuhns E, Martini X, Hoyte A, Stelinski L. Repellent Activity of Botanical Oils against Asian Citrus Psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liviidae). Insects. 2016;7: pubmed publisher
    ..citri. In laboratory olfactometer assays, fir oil was repellent to D. citri females, while litsea and citronella oils elicited no response from D. citri females. In choice settling experiments, D...
  25. Chen H, Chang W, Hseu Y, Chen H, Chuang C, Lin C, et al. Immunosuppressive Effect of Litsea cubeba L. Essential Oil on Dendritic Cell and Contact Hypersensitivity Responses. Int J Mol Sci. 2016;17: pubmed publisher
    b>Litsea cubeba L., also named as Makauy, is a traditional herb and has been used as cooking condiment or tea brewing to treat diseases for aborigines...
  26. Emilie D, Mallent M, Menut C, Chandre F, Martin T. Behavioral Response of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) to 20 Plant Extracts. J Econ Entomol. 2015;108:1890-901 pubmed publisher
    ..tabaci were aframomum, cinnamon, geranium, dill, citronella, litsea, and savory...
  27. Wu Q, Chen Y, Wang Y, Lin L. Sex differential marker FD for rapid sex identification of Litsea cubeba. Genet Mol Res. 2015;14:12820-7 pubmed publisher
    b>Litsea cubeba is an important economic tree in China. Sex identification of the species is required to reduce breeding costs...
  28. Wang L, Qu Y, Li Y, Wu Y, Li R, Guo Q, et al. [Water soluble constituents from the twigs of Litsea cubeba]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2017;42:2704-2713 pubmed publisher
    ..aromatic glycosides (1-25) and three known sesquiterpene glycosides (26-28) have been isolated from the twigs of Litsea cubeba by using various chromatographic techniques...
  29. Ye H, Yu J. [The preliminary studies on antioxidation of three kinds of flavoniods from Litsea coreana]. Zhong Yao Cai. 2004;27:113-5 pubmed
    In this paper, the antioxidation of three flavoniods from the leaves of Litsea coreana was tested by tissue homogenate MDA. The results showed that these compounds had the obvious effect of antioxidations with dose-effect relationship...
  30. Ebani V, Nardoni S, Bertelloni F, Najar B, Pistelli L, Mancianti F. Antibacterial and Antifungal Activity of Essential Oils against Pathogens Responsible for Otitis Externa in Dogs and Cats. Medicines (Basel). 2017;4: pubmed publisher
    ..star anise (Illicium verum), lavender (Lavandula hybrida), litsea (Litsea cubeba (Lour.) Pers.), basil (Ocimum basilicum L.), oregano (Origanum vulgare L...
  31. Ali M, Khan T, Fatima K, Ali Q, Ovais M, Khalil A, et al. Selected hepatoprotective herbal medicines: Evidence from ethnomedicinal applications, animal models, and possible mechanism of actions. Phytother Res. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..Baill., Cuscuta chinensis (Lam.), Lycium barbarum, Angelica sinensis (Oliv.) Diels, and Litsea coreana (H. Lev.)...
  32. Ho C, Liao P, Wang E, Su Y. Composition and antimicrobial activity of the leaf and twig oils of Litsea acutivena from Taiwan. Nat Prod Commun. 2011;6:1755-8 pubmed
    ..antimicrobial and anti-wood-decay fungal activities of the essential oils isolated from the leaves and twigs of Litsea acutivena of Taiwan were investigated...
  33. Poonia B, Sasmal D, Mazumdar P. Anti-diarrheal activity of methanol extract of Litsea polyantha bark in mice. Fitoterapia. 2007;78:171-4 pubmed
    The anti-diarrheal activity of methanol extract of dried bark and aerial parts of Litsea polyantha (MELP) has been evaluated in mice using different models (castor oil-induced diarrhea and propulsive gut motility in mice)...
  34. Pan P, Cheng M, Peng C, Huang H, Chen J, Chen I. Secondary metabolites from the roots of Litsea hypophaea and their antitubercular activity. J Nat Prod. 2010;73:890-6 pubmed publisher
    Bioassay-guided fractionation of the roots of Litsea hypophaea led to the isolation of seven new butanolides, namely, litseakolides H-N (1-7), all with the 3R,4S configuration, as well as three new biarylpropanoids, hypophaone (8), ..
  35. Biswas S, Shaw R, Bala S, Mazumdar A. Inventorization of some ayurvedic plants and their ethnomedicinal use in Kakrajhore forest area of West Bengal. J Ethnopharmacol. 2017;197:231-241 pubmed publisher
    ..roxburghii, Asparagus racemosus, Ziziphus nummularia, Ichnocarpus frutescens, Cisssus adnata, Buettneria herbacea, Litsea glutinosa, Vernonia anthelmintica and Chlorophytum borivilianum...
  36. Wang F, Yang D, Ren S, Zhang H, Li R. [Chemical composition of essential oil from leaves of litsea cubeba and its antifungal activities]. Zhong Yao Cai. 1999;22:400-2 pubmed
    The 24 chemical constituents of the essential oil extracted from the leaves of Litsea cubeba have been identified by means of GC-MS technique. Among which, alpha-cis-ocimene(25.11%), 3,7-dimethyl-1,6-octadien-3-ol(16...
  37. Nhu Trang T, Casabianca H, Grenier Loustalot M. Authenticity control of essential oils containing citronellal and citral by chiral and stable-isotope gas-chromatographic analysis. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2006;386:2141-52 pubmed
    ..Ceylon type and Cymbopogon winterianus--Java type), Litsea cubeba, Lippia citriodora, lemon myrtle (Backhousia citriodora), lemon gum (Eucalyptus citriodora), and, ..
  38. Chung L, Lo M, Mustafa M, Goh S, Imiyabir Z. 5-Hydroxytryptamine2A receptor binding activity of compounds from Litsea sessilis. Phytother Res. 2009;23:330-4 pubmed publisher
    ..was optimized and adopted to carry out a bioassay-guided fractionation of the methanol extract of the leaves of Litsea sessilis...
  39. Guan Y, Wang D, Tan G, Van Hung N, Cuong N, Pezzuto J, et al. Litsea Species as Potential Antiviral Plant Sources. Am J Chin Med. 2016;44:275-90 pubmed publisher
    b>Litsea verticillata Hance (Lauraceae), a Chinese medicine used to treat swelling caused by injury or by snake bites, was the first plant identified by our National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded International Cooperative Biodiversity ..
  40. Sulaiman S, Mukhtar M, Hadi A, Awang K, Hazni H, Zahari A, et al. Lancifoliaine, a new bisbenzylisoquinoline from the bark of Litsea lancifolia. Molecules. 2011;16:3119-27 pubmed publisher
    ..3), actinodaphnine, norboldine, pallidine, cassythicine and boldine--were isolated from the stem bark of Litsea lancifolia (Lauraceae)...
  41. Hu C, Cao Q, Lv X, Cheng W, Li R, Li J. Protective effects of total flavonoids from Litsea coreana on alcoholic fatty liver in rats associated with down-regulation adipose differentiation-related protein expression. Am J Chin Med. 2012;40:599-610 pubmed
    ..Total flavonoids from Litsea coreana (TFLC), an active component extracted from Litsea coreana leve, have been shown to have therapeutic ..
  42. Jia X, Ding C, Yuan S, Zhang Z, Chen Y, Du L, et al. Extraction, purification and characterization of polysaccharides from Hawk tea. Carbohydr Polym. 2014;99:319-24 pubmed publisher
    ..These results provide a scientific basis for the further use of polysaccharides from this traditional herb tea. ..
  43. Tanaka H, Yatsuhashi S, Yasuda T, Sato M, Sakai E, Xiao C, et al. A new amide from the leaves and twigs of Litsea auriculata. J Nat Med. 2009;63:331-4 pubmed publisher
    ..known amides (2-4) and two known flavonol 3-O-rhamnosides (5 and 6), were isolated from the leaves and twigs of Litsea auriculata...
  44. Li D, Qian Z, Li S. Inhibition of three selected beverage extracts on alpha-glucosidase and rapid identification of their active compounds using HPLC-DAD-MS/MS and biochemical detection. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:6608-13 pubmed publisher
    ..assamica), eagle tea ( Litsea coreana Levl.), and radix glycyrrhizae ( Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch.)...
  45. Ho C, Hsu K, Tseng Y, Liao P, Wang E, Jeyashoke N, et al. Composition and antifungal activities of the leaf essential oil of Litsea coreana from Taiwan. Nat Prod Commun. 2010;5:1677-80 pubmed
    The hydrodistilled leaf essential oil of Litsea coreana was analyzed by GC/FID and GC/MS. Fifty-two compounds were identified, the main components being n-decanal (27.5%), 2E,6E-farnesol (25.8%), beta-eudesmol (10...
  46. Wang Y, Wang L, Qu Y, Jiang M, Wu Y, Li R, et al. [A new styrene dimer derivative from Litsea greenmaniana]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2017;42:912-914 pubmed publisher
    A new styrene dimer derivative has been isolated from the branch of Litsea greenmaniana by column chromatography over silica gel and Sephadex LH-20, as well as semi-preparative HPLC...
  47. Geng Q, Sun L, Zhang P, Wang Z, Qiu Y, Liu H, et al. Understanding population structure and historical demography of Litsea auriculata (Lauraceae), an endangered species in east China. Sci Rep. 2017;7:17343 pubmed publisher
    ..We examine this question by intergrating population genetics with ecological niche modelling of Litsea auriculata (Lauraceae), which is endangered and native to east China...
  48. Hosseinzadeh M, Mohamad J, Khalilzadeh M, Zardoost M, Haak J, Rajabi M. Isolation and characterization of bioactive compounds from the bark of Litsea costalis. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2013;128:85-91 pubmed publisher
    The bark of Litsea costalis affords two new compounds named 4,4'-diallyl-5,5'-dimethoxy-[1,1'-biphennyl]-2,2'-diol, biseugenol A (1) and 2,2'-oxybis (4-allyl-1-methoxybenzene), biseugenol B (2) along with two known compounds (3-4), namely ..
  49. Tyagi K, Singha D, Kumar V. Danothrips litseae sp.n. (Thysanoptera, Thripidae) from India on leaves of Litsea. Zootaxa. 2017;4269:137-140 pubmed publisher
    Danothrips litseae sp. n. is described from Litsea sp. in North East India. This is the third species of the genus with distinct tergal craspeda, also weak, indistinct, irregular scallop-like projections on the sternites...
  50. Zhao H, Xu H, Qiao S, Lu C, Wang G, Liu M, et al. Boldine isolated from Litsea cubeba inhibits bone resorption by suppressing the osteoclast differentiation in collagen-induced arthritis. Int Immunopharmacol. 2017;51:114-123 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the effect of boldine isolated from Litsea cubeba on collagen-induced arthritis (CIA) rats and explore the molecular mechanism predicted by network pharmacology. CIA rats were orally administered with boldine...
  51. Xiao X, Xu L, Hu H, Yang Y, Zhang X, Peng Y, et al. DPPH Radical Scavenging and Postprandial Hyperglycemia Inhibition Activities and Flavonoid Composition Analysis of Hawk Tea by UPLC-DAD and UPLC-Q/TOF MSE. Molecules. 2017;22: pubmed publisher
    Hawk tea (Litsea coreana Lévl. var. Lanuginosa (Migo) Yen C. Yang & P.H...
  52. Zhang H, Zheng L, Zhao K, Chen Y, Yi Z. Insecticidal activities of constituents of Litsea cubeba fruit extracts effective against the maize weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). J Insect Sci. 2017;17: pubmed publisher
    ..the insecticidal activities, including contact toxicity, fumigant toxicity, and repellent activity, of Litsea cubeba fruit extracts against Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)...
  53. Huang C, Ma T, Meng X, Lv X, Zhang L, Wang J, et al. Potential protective effects of a traditional Chinese herb, Litsea coreana Levl., on liver fibrosis in rats. J Pharm Pharmacol. 2010;62:223-30 pubmed publisher
    It was found that total flavonoids from Litsea coreana Levl. (TFLC), which is a traditional Chinese medicine, had a preventive effect against hepatic steatosis in our previous study...
  54. Nardoni S, D Ascenzi C, Rocchigiani G, Papini R, Pistelli L, Formato G, et al. Stonebrood and chalkbrood in Apis mellifera causing fungi: in vitro sensitivity to some essential oils. Nat Prod Res. 2018;32:385-390 pubmed publisher
    ..flavus, but was not effective against A. apis, while Litsea cubeba and Pelargonium graveolens appeared to be effective against all checked fungi...
  55. Wang L, Chen M, Wu J, Sun H, Liu W, Qu Y, et al. Bioactive Glycosides from the Twigs of Litsea cubeba. J Nat Prod. 2017;80:1808-1818 pubmed publisher
    The air-dried twigs of Litsea cubeba, a traditional Chinese medicinal tree, afforded 10 new aromatic glycosides (1-10) and 26 known analogues...
  56. Biswas N, Acharzo A, Anamika S, Khushi S, Bokshi B. Screening of Natural Bioactive Metabolites and Investigation of Antioxidant, Antimicrobial, Antihyperglycemic, Neuropharmacological, and Cytotoxicity Potentials of Litsea polyantha Juss. Ethanolic Root Extract. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2017;2017:3701349 pubmed publisher
    This study was designed to identify some bioactive phytochemicals from ethanolic extract of roots of Litsea polyantha and to evaluate some of its pharmacological activities...
  57. Zhao Y, Shong G, Guo Y. Rotundifolinol, a new 1,3-diarylpropan-2-ol from bark of Litsea rotundifolia var. oblongifolia. J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2003;5:273-7 pubmed
    A new 1,3-diarylpropan-2-ol, named rotundifolinol (1), has been isolated from the bark of Litsea rotundifolia var. oblongifolia...
  58. Lu Y, Zhang Q, Li J, Sun Y, Wang L, Cheng W, et al. Antidiabetic effects of total flavonoids from Litsea Coreana leve on fat-fed, streptozotocin-induced type 2 diabetic rats. Am J Chin Med. 2010;38:713-25 pubmed
    This study was initiated to determine the possible antidiabetic effects of total flavonoids of Litsea Coreana leve (TFLC), an alcohol extract from the dried leaves of Litsea Coreana leve, on type 2 diabetic rats...
  59. Wen J, Zhou F. [Studies on the chemical constituents of Litsea glutinosea]. Zhong Yao Cai. 1997;20:191-2 pubmed
    Two crystalline substances are isolated from aerial parts of Litsea glutinosea (Lour.) C. B. Rob. and are identified as a-phenylcinnamic acid and p-cumarric acid.
  60. Zhang H, Nguyen V, Nguyen M, Soejarto D, Pezzuto J, Fong H, et al. Sesquiterpenes and butenolides, natural anti-HIV constituents from Litsea verticillata. Planta Med. 2005;71:452-7 pubmed
    ..investigation, six sesquiterpenes, as well as five butenolides were isolated from the leaves and twigs of Litsea verticillata Hance (Lauraceae)...
  61. Zhao Y, Zhang W, Chen Y, Nan F, Guo Y. Oblongifolinol, a new long chain diol from bark of Litsea rotundifolia var. oblongifolia. Nat Prod Res. 2006;20:107-11 pubmed
    A new long chain linear diol, named oblongifolinol (1), was isolated from the bark of Litsea rotundifolia var. oblongifolia...
  62. Ho C, Wang E, Lee P, Su Y. Composition and antimicrobial activity of the leaf essential oil of Litsea nakaii from Taiwan. Nat Prod Commun. 2009;4:865-8 pubmed
    The leaf essential oil of Litsea nakaii was isolated by hydrodistillation and analyzed to determine its composition and yield. Fifty-five compounds were identified, the main components being alpha-humulene (15.5%), delta-cadinene (9...
  63. Wang L, Zhao J, Zeng X, Xie M, Yang X, Zhang H, et al. A novel aryltetralone lignan from Litsea pedunculata. J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2009;11:1028-31 pubmed publisher
    ..pedunculine A (1), together with a known lignan cagayanone A (2), was isolated from the leaves and twigs of Litsea pedunculata...
  64. Kejlova K, Jirova D, Bendová H, Gajdos P, Kolarova H. Phototoxicity of essential oils intended for cosmetic use. Toxicol In Vitro. 2010;24:2084-9 pubmed publisher
    ..a previous study on bergamot oils, was the evaluation of phototoxic potential of essential oils (orange, lemon and Litsea cubeba), used as cosmetic ingredients...
  65. Guzmán Gutiérrez S, Gómez Cansino R, García Zebadúa J, Jiménez Pérez N, Reyes Chilpa R. Antidepressant activity of Litsea glaucescens essential oil: identification of ?-pinene and linalool as active principles. J Ethnopharmacol. 2012;143:673-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Litsea glaucescens (Lauraceae) has been used in Mexican Traditional Medicine to relieve illness related to central nervous system, such as epilepsy, fright and sadness. In this study, L...
  66. Vongsombath C, Palsson K, Björk L, Borg Karlson A, Jaenson T. Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) repellency field tests of essential oils from plants traditionally used in Laos. J Med Entomol. 2012;49:1398-404 pubmed
    Essential oils of Hyptis suaveolens (Lamiaceae), Croton roxburghii (Euphorbiaceae), and Litsea cubeba (Lauraceae) were tested in the field near Vientiane city, Lao PDR, on humans for repellent activity against mosquitoes...
  67. Tang W, Zhang Y, Xiao Q, Huang C, Jin Y, Li J. Four flavanocoumarins from the leaves of Litsea coreana LEVL. Chem Biodivers. 2013;10:1128-32 pubmed publisher
    ..1 and 2, together with phyllocoumarin (3) and epiphyllocoumarin (4), were isolated from the leaves of Litsea coreana LEVL. in Anhui Province, China. The structures of 1-4 were elucidated by spectroscopic methods...
  68. Asakawa Y, Tomiyama K, Sakurai K, Kawakami Y, Yaguchi Y. Volatile Compounds from the Different Organs of Houttuynia cordata and Litsea cubeba (L. citriodora). J Oleo Sci. 2017;66:889-895 pubmed publisher
    The volatile compounds obtained from the different organs of Houttuynia cordata (Saururaceae) and Litsea cubeba (Lauraceae) were analyzed by Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS), Headspace Solid Phase Micro Extraction-Gas ..
  69. Yan X, Zhang F, Wei X, Li Y. [Analysis of chemical constituents in the essential oil from roots of Litsea rotundifolia var. oblongifolia by GC/MS]. Zhong Yao Cai. 2000;23:331-2 pubmed
    In this paper, 37 constituents in the essential oil from roots of Litsea rotundifolia var. oblongifolia were identified by means of GC-MS-DS. The content of these compounds are 86...
  70. Cheng C, Chu L. Phytotoxicity data safeguard the performance of the recipient plants in leachate irrigation. Environ Pollut. 2007;145:195-202 pubmed
    ..b>Litsea glutinosa and Hibiscus tiliaceus had remarkable growth, and other non-N-fixers were not inferior to the N-fixing ..
  71. Huang C, Huang W, Wang S, Wu P, Wu W. Litebamine, a phenanthrene alkaloid from the wood of Litsea cubeba, inhibits rat smooth muscle cell adhesion and migration on collagen. Eur J Pharmacol. 2008;596:25-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Litebamine, a natural phenanthrene alkaloid from the wood of Litsea cubeba, has been shown to inhibit platelet aggregation and thromboxane B(2) formation, suggesting its ..
  72. Yang S, Li L, Yang X, Zhao J, Li L. [Studies on the chemical constituents of Litsea lancifolia]. Zhong Yao Cai. 2008;31:985-7 pubmed
    To study the chemical constituents of Litsea lancifolia.
  73. Ho C, Wang E, Hsu K, Lee P, Su Y. Composition and antimicrobial activity of the leaf essential oil of Litsea kostermansii from Taiwan. Nat Prod Commun. 2009;4:1123-6 pubmed
    The hydrodistillated leaf essential oil of Litsea kostermansii was analyzed to determine its composition and yield. Seventy-three compounds were identified, the main components being beta-eudesmol (22.5%), gamma-eudesmol (18...
  74. Cheng M, Wang T, Lee S, Chen I. A new butanolide and a new secobutanolide from Litsea lii var. nunkao-tahangensis. Nat Prod Res. 2010;24:647-56 pubmed publisher
    The chloroform-soluble portion of the leaf extract of Litsea lii var...
  75. Wang Y, Huang R, Lu H, Li F, Yang J. A new 2'-oxygenated flavone glycoside from Litsea glutinosa (Lour.) C. B. Rob. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2010;74:652-4 pubmed
    A new 2'-oxygenated flavone glycoside, named glutin, was isolated from Litsea glutinosa (Lour.) C. B. Rob. along with four known compounds...
  76. Zhao O, Zhou J, Ban D. [Analysis of volatile oil from different parts of Litsea cubeba]. Zhong Yao Cai. 2010;33:1417-9 pubmed
    To analyze and compare the compounds of the essential oil from the fruits and leaves and roots of Litsea cubeba.
  77. Bora D, Deka B, Sen A. Host plant selection by larvae of the muga silk moth, Antheraea assamensis, and the role of the antenna and maxillary palp. J Insect Sci. 2013;13:52 pubmed publisher
    ..palpi were fully competent in preference for host plants, Persea bombycina Kostermans (Laurales: Lauraceae) and Litsea polyantha Juss, over the non-hosts, Litsea grandifolia Teschner and Ziziphus jujuba Miller (Rosales: Rhamnaceae)...
  78. Bhowmick R, Sarwar M, Dewan S, Das A, Das B, Uddin M, et al. In vivo analgesic, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory potential in Swiss albino mice and in vitro thrombolytic activity of hydroalcoholic extract from Litsea glutinosa leaves. Biol Res. 2014;47:56 pubmed publisher
    ..and in vivo analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic potentials of different hydrocarbon soluble extracts of Litsea glutinosa leaves for the first time widely used in the folkloric treatments in Bangladesh...
  79. Zhao Y, Song G, Guo Y. A new acetylenic ketone from the bark of Litsea rotundifolia var. oblongifolia. J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2005;7:75-9 pubmed
    A new acetylenic ketone isolated from the bark of Litsea rotundifolia var. oblongifolia has been characterized as 13-tetradecyn-2-one on the basis of detailed spectroscopic analysis and comparison with related model compounds...
  80. Tian C, Zhou S, Jiang X. [Distribution pattern and dynamics of Alnus nepalensis and Litsea glutinosa populations in Nomascus concolor habitat]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2006;17:167-70 pubmed
    Alnus nepalensis and Litsea glutinosa are the two common trees in the habitats of black-crested gibbons (Nomascus concolor) in Wuliang Mountain of Yunnan Province...
  81. Sun Y, Lu Y, Wang L. [Study on the mechanism of action of total flavonoids of Litsea coreana for reducing blood glucose level in rat with type 2 diabetes mellitus]. Zhongguo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi. 2010;30:617-21 pubmed
    To explore the possible mechanism of total flavonoids of Litsea coreana (TFLC) on reducing blood glucose level in rat with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
  82. Lin B, Zhang H, Zhao X, Rahman K, Wang Y, Ma X, et al. Inhibitory effects of the root extract of Litsea cubeba (lour.) pers. on adjuvant arthritis in rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2013;147:327-34 pubmed publisher
    The dried root of Litsea cubeba (Lour.) Pers. (Family Lauraceae) has long been used as a folk remedy in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Dai Ethnopharmacy for the treatment of rheumatic diseases in southwestern China.
  83. Dong H, Yang M, Jiang J, Wang M. Total synthesis of 3,7-dimethyl-7-hydroxy-2-octen-1,6-olide and 3,7-dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1,6-olide. J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2013;15:880-4 pubmed publisher
    ..and 3,7-dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1,6-olide, the natural bioactive compounds isolated from the fruit of Litsea cubeba and the liverwort Plagiochila rutilans, were totally synthesized using easily available cis-geraniol as raw ..
  84. Wang F, Chang Z, Duan P, Yan W, Xu Y, Zhang L, et al. Hydrothermal liquefaction of Litsea cubeba seed to produce bio-oils. Bioresour Technol. 2013;149:509-15 pubmed publisher
    Hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) of Litsea cubeba seed was conducted over different temperature (250-350°C), time (30-120 min), reactor loading (0.5-4.5 g) and Na2CO3 loading (0-10 wt.%)...
  85. Wang Y, Wen Z, Li B, Zhang H, Yang J. Ethnobotany, phytochemistry, and pharmacology of the genus Litsea: An update. J Ethnopharmacol. 2016;181:66-107 pubmed publisher
    The genus Litsea is one of the most diverse genera of evergreen trees or shrubs belong to Lauraceae, and comprises roughly 400 species of tree that are distributed abundantly throughout tropical and subtropical Asia, North and South ..
  86. Feng T, Xu Y, Cai X, Du Z, Luo X. Antimicrobially active isoquinoline alkaloids from Litsea cubeba. Planta Med. 2009;75:76-9 pubmed publisher
    Bioassay-guided fractionation of the alkaloidal extract of the aerial part of Litsea cubeba led to the isolation of two new isoquinoline alkaloids, (+)- N-(methoxycarbonyl)-N-norboldine (1) and (+)-isoboldine beta-N-oxide (2), together ..
  87. Taib I, Budin S, Siti Nor Ain S, Mohamed J, Louis S, Das S, et al. Toxic effects of Litsea elliptica Blume essential oil on red blood cells of Sprague-Dawley rats. J Zhejiang Univ Sci B. 2009;10:813-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Litsea elliptica Blume leaves have been traditionally used as medicinal herbs because of its antimutagenicity, chemopreventative and insecticidal properties. In this study, the toxic effects of L...
  88. Ho C, Wang E, Tseng Y, Liao P, Lin C, Chou J, et al. Composition and antimicrobial activity of the leaf and twig oils of Litsea mushaensis and L. linii from Taiwan. Nat Prod Commun. 2010;5:1823-8 pubmed
    The hydrodistilled essential oils of the leaves and twigs of Litsea mushaensis and L. linii were analyzed. Sixty-nine and ninety compounds were identified in the leaf and twig oils, respectively, of L. mushaensis...
  89. Tang W, Lu W, Cao X, Zhang Y, Zhang H, Lv X, et al. Two new dihydrostilbenoid glycosides isolated from the leaves of Litsea coreana and their anti-inflammatory activity. Nat Prod Commun. 2013;8:479-80 pubmed
    ..benzoic acid-2-O-beta-D-glucopyranoside (2), together with two known compounds, were isolated from the leaves of Litsea coreana Levl.. Their structures were established on the basis of NMR spectroscopic, MS and chemical data...
  90. Huang M, Huang W, Chou H, Chen C, Chen P, Chang Y, et al. Structural, biochemical, and physiological characterization of photosynthesis in leaf-derived cup-shaped galls on Litsea acuminata. BMC Plant Biol. 2015;15:61 pubmed publisher
    ..Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on host leaves of Litsea acuminata and assessed them to investigate source-sink relationships between galls and host leaves...
  91. Thavara U, Tawatsin A, Bhakdeenuan P, Wongsinkongman P, Boonruad T, Bansiddhi J, et al. Repellent activity of essential oils against cockroaches (Dictyoptera: Blattidae, Blattellidae, and Blaberidae) in Thailand. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2007;38:663-73 pubmed
    ..Mansf., Citrus hystrix DC., Curcuma longa L., Litsea cubeba (Lour.) Pers., Piper nigrum L., Psidium guajava L...
  92. Jiang M, Lin S, Guo Q, Jiang Z, Wang S, Yang Y, et al. [Chemical constituents from Litsea greenmaniana]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2013;38:1004-7 pubmed
    A new compound (1), together with ten known compounds (2-11), have been isolated from the branch of Litsea greenmaniana by using various chromatographic techniques...