Biological Activities of Extracts from Chinese Bayberry (Myrica rubra Sieb. et Zucc.): A Review

  title={Biological Activities of Extracts from Chinese Bayberry (Myrica rubra Sieb. et Zucc.): A Review},
  author={Chongde Sun and Huizhong Huang and Changjie Xu and X. Li and K. Chen},
  journal={Plant Foods for Human Nutrition},
  • Chongde Sun, Huizhong Huang, +2 authors K. Chen
  • Published 2013
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Plant Foods for Human Nutrition
  • Chinese bayberry (Myrica rubra Sieb. et Zucc.) is a subtropical fruit tree native to China and other Asian countries, and culture of this Myricaceae plant has been recorded in Chinese history for more than 2000 years. Bayberry fruit is delicious with attractive color, flavor, and high economic value. Compared with other berries, bayberry fruit is a rich source of cyanidin-3-glucoside (C3G, e.g., 64.8 mg/100 g fresh weight in ‘Biqi’ cultivar), which accounts for at least 85 % of the anthocyanins… CONTINUE READING
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