iridin

ir·i·din

(ir'i-din),
1. Irigenin 7-glucoside from orris root, Iris florentina.
2. A resinoid from blue flag, Iris versicolor; used as a cholagogue and cathartic. Synonym(s): irisin

iridin

a cardiac glycoside found in the leaves of plants in the iris family (Iris spp.) and the roots of plants in the Violaceae family, the violets. Causes severe, often bloody, diarrhea.
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Previous phytochemical works have identified many isoflavones and isoflavone aglycones from this plant, such as tectoridin, tectorigenin, iridin and irigenin (Yamaki et al.
Five components have been identified, which are 2"-O-rhamnosyl swertisin (peak 1), swertisin (peak 2), tectoridin (peak 3), iristectoriginin A (peak 4) and iridin (peak 5).