Chemical constituents and biological research on plants in the genus Curcuma

@article{Sun2017ChemicalCA,
  title={Chemical constituents and biological research on plants in the genus Curcuma},
  author={Wen Sun and Sheng Wang and Wenwen Zhao and Chuanhong Wu and Shuhui Guo and Hongwei Gao and Hongxun Tao and Jin-jian Lu and Yitao Wang and Xiuping Chen},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition},
  year={2017},
  volume={57},
  pages={1451 - 1523}
}
ABSTRACT Curcuma, a valuable genus in the family Zingiberaceae, includes approximately 110 species. These plants are native to Southeast Asia and are extensively cultivated in India, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Peru, Australia, and the West Indies. The plants have long been used in folk medicine to treat stomach ailments, stimulate digestion, and protect the digestive organs, including the intestines, stomach, and liver. In recent years, substantial progress has been achieved in investigations… 

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