Friedelin possesses antioxidant, gastroprotective, anti-diarrhoeal, liver protective, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic activities.Friedelin rich fraction (IND-HE) shows estrogenic activity as indicated by vaginal cornification, increase in uterine weight and rise in serum estrogen. Friedelin may be beneficial to mimic insulin action that would be useful in the treatment of diabetes type 2 patients.
Oxypeucedanin is a kind of open-channel blocker of the hKv1.5 channel and it prolongs the APD, it is an excellent candidate as an antiarrhythmic drug for atrial fibrillation.Oxypeucedanin has novel anticancer effect, mediated via induction of G2-M cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in human prostate carcinoma DU145 cells.
Isovanillin is a reversible inhibitor of aldehyde oxidase. It is largely used as pharmaceutical intermediates and also applied in food and beverage industry, synthetic fragrances, chemical. Isovanillin is a selective inhibitor of aldehyde oxidase, is metabolized by aldehyde dehydrogenase into isovanillic acid ,and the LD50 (rat, ipr) is 1276 mg/kg.