Biological Activities of Extracts from Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica Lindl.): A Review

  title={Biological Activities of Extracts from Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica Lindl.): A Review},
  author={Yilong Liu and Wenna Zhang and Changjie Xu and Xian Li},
  booktitle={International journal of molecular sciences},
Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica Lindl.) is a subtropical fruit tree with high medicinal value native to China. Different organs of loquat have been used historically as folk medicines and this has been recorded in Chinese history for thousands of years. Research shows that loquat extracts contain many antioxidants, and different extracts exhibit bioactivity capable of counteracting inflammation, diabetes, cancer, bacterial infection, aging, pain, allergy and other health issues. Bioactive compounds… CONTINUE READING
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