Abstract：Ardisic acid B, isolated previously by one of us (Chu),from the Chinese drug, Kai-ho-chien, Ardisia hortorzcm Max. has been proved to be identical with bergenin, whkch was isolated for the first the from several species of Saxifrage by Garreau and M} chelart in 1880 and was characterized later as 2-tetrahydroxybutyl-4,6-dihydroxy-o-methoxyisocoumarin by Tschitschibabin and co-workers.
洪山海, 朱任宏. 中藥開喉箭化学成分的研究(二)開喉箭酸乙即Bergenin[J]. 化学学报, 1957, 23(4): 255-258.
HUNG SHAN-HAI, CHU JEN-HUNG. THE CONSTITUENTS OF THE CHINESE DRUG, KAI-HOCHIEN, ARDIS1A HORTORUM MAX. II. IDENTIFICATION OF ARDISIC ACID B AS BERGENIN. Acta Chimica Sinica, 1957, 23(4): 255-258.