A MINI REVIEW ON THE NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITIONS AND PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF Litsea garciae

Authors

  • ZUNIKA AMIT Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 94300 Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia
  • LING ZINYIN Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 94300 Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia

Keywords:

Antioxidant, Litsea garciae, pharmacological, phytochemical, underutilized fruit

Abstract

Litsea garciae is an underutilized plant found in certain parts of South East Asia. The plant part has been traditionally used to treat, among others, skin infections, boil, rectal bleeding, muscular pain, and sprains. Besides its medicinal properties, its seasonal fruit is consumed for its avocado-like flavor. This article aims to provide information on what is known so far about the nutritional composition and pharmacological properties of Litsea garciae.

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Published

30-03-2021

How to Cite

AMIT, Z., & ZINYIN, L. (2021). A MINI REVIEW ON THE NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITIONS AND PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF Litsea garciae. Malaysian Applied Biology, 50(1), 29–39. Retrieved from https://jms.mabjournal.com/index.php/mab/article/view/10

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Review Articles