Solavetivone (1), cytotoxic to OVCAR-3 cells with an IC50 value of 0.1 mM,
has been isolated from Solanum indicum. In addition, a novel solafuranone (
2) and three known compounds, scopoletin, N-(p-trans-coumaroyl)tyramine, an
d N-trans-feruloyltyramine, were isolated for the first time from this plan
t. The structures of the above compounds were established by means of spect
roscopic and X-ray analyses.