Gypenoside

Gypenoside
Image of Gypenoside | C48H82O19 | Supreme Pharmavet
Chemical FormulaC48H82O19
Molecular weight963.165 g/mol
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Traditional NameGypenoside, Gypenoside GC7
CAS Registry Number19536-25-5

 

Gypenosides are triterpenoid saponins and are the main active components of Gynostemma pentaphyllum, a climbing plant in the Cucurbitaceae family. They have been traditionally used in herbal medicine and have been shown to be effective in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, although their mechanism of action is unknown.

 

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