A New Flavonol from Athrixia phylicoides (Bush Tea)

  • MJ Mashimbye
  • FN Mudaua
  • P Soundy
  • T van Ree
Keywords: Athrixia philicoides, bush tea, flavonoids, health beverage, phenols.

Abstract

Athrixia phylicoides (bush tea), belonging to the Asteraceae family, is a popular beverage used as a herbal tea and for medicinal purposes. The processed leaves of bush tea contain 5-hydroxy-6,7,8,3’,4’,5’-hexamethoxyflavon-3-ol as major flavonoid.


KEYWORDS: Athrixia philicoides, bush tea, flavonoids, health beverage, phenols.

Published
2015-09-29
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 0379-4350