New Aliphatic Alcohols from Root Bark of Ricinus communis Linn.


  • Jamia Hamdard (Hamdard University), Department of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, New Delhi, 110062, India


Phytochemical investigation of the root bark of Ricinus communis Linn (Euphorbiaceae) furnished three new aliphatic alcohols and their structures have been elucidated as 24- phenyl tetracosan- 6-one-19-01-, n-tricos-10en- 1-01-3-one and 24-phenyl-n-tetracosan-10-one -19β-01 on the basis of spectral data analysis and chemical reaction.


Ricinus communis, Euphorbiaceae, Aliphatic Alcohols, Maldi Tof MS.

Subject Discipline

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

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