Gentiana olivieri

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Gentiana olivieri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Gentianaceae
Genus: Gentiana
Species: G. olivieri
Binomial name
Gentiana olivieri
Griseb., 1838

Gentiana olivieri (Chinese: xie wan que qin jiao) is a plant species in the genus Gentiana found in Asia.

Bioassay-directed fractionation techniques led to isolation of isoorientin as the main hypoglycemic component in G. olivieri.[1]


  1. ^ Hypoglycaemic activity of Gentiana olivieri and isolation of the active constituent through bioassay- directed fractionation techniques. Ekrem Sezik, Mustafa Aslan, Erdem Yesilada, Shigeru Ito, Life Sciences, 28 January 2005, Volume 76, Issue 11, Pages 1223–1238, doi:10.1016/j.lfs.2004.07.024

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