Bergenin was isolated as the major active constituent from the leaves of Flueggea leucopyrus Willd. The result of this study also provides for the use of F.leucopyrus as a novel source for the commercial supply of bergenin to the global market as bergenin is a medicinal agent required for the production of various pharmaceutical formulations used in the treatment of a variety of disorders.
Wijayabandara, M. D. J., Choudhary, M. I., & Wijayabandara, M. D. L. O. (2015). Isolation of bergenin from the leaves of Flueggea leucopyrus willd (katupila) – a novel method of obtaining bergenin. Pharmaceutical Journal of Sri Lanka, 5(0), 10. https://doi.org/10.4038/pjsl.v5i0.3