Various constituents isolated and characterized from Diospyros species are described. These include naphthaquinones, triterpenoids and steroids. Some notable activities reported from the various part of the plant and from the extract and isolated constituents are antibacterial, antifungal, antiprotozoal, antimolluscocidal, anti-inflammatory and cytotoxicity activity.
"Phytochemicals From Genus Diospyros (L.) and their Biological Activities,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2008
, Article 28.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2008/iss1/28