A Nitrogenous Compound Isolated from Abies webbiana Leaf
By Ashoke K Ghosh and Sanjib Bhattacharya
Abies webbiana Lindl. (Pinaceae), is a large evergreen tree grown in the Himalayan region from Kashmir to Assam in India. In India, this plant has been traditionally used for several medicinal purposes. In present study, a new nitrogenous compound named 2-(o-tolylamino) ethanol was isolated from the leaf of Abies webbiana Lindl. (Pinaceae), grown in Sikkim Himalayan region of India. Its chemical structure was elucidated on the basis of spectral analyses. This is the experimental report of isolation of a new compound from A. webbiana.
Keywords : Abies webbiana Lindl., Pinaceae, leaf