Isolation and characterization of flavonoids from the roots of medicinal plant Tadehagi triquetrum (L.) H.Ohashi

Three flavonoid compounds were isolated from the roots of medicinal plant Tadehagi triquetrum (L.) H.Ohashi, also known as Desmodium triquetrum (Fabaceae). On the basis of the chemical and spectral analysis, the compounds were identified as baicalein (Flavone), naringin and neohesperidin (Flavonone). To the best of our knowledge and based on the literature survey all three compounds were first time reported from this medicinal plant.