Comparative study of three Marantodes pumilum varieties by microscopy, spectroscopy and chromatography

  title={Comparative study of three Marantodes pumilum varieties by microscopy, spectroscopy and chromatography},
  author={N. A. Aladdin and J. Jamal and N. Talip and Nur Ain M Hamsani and Mohd Ruzi A Rahman and C. W. Sabandar and K. Muhammad and K. Husain and J. Jalil},
  journal={Revista Brasileira De Farmacognosia-brazilian Journal of Pharmacognosy},
  • N. A. Aladdin, J. Jamal, +6 authors J. Jalil
  • Published 2016
  • Biology
  • Revista Brasileira De Farmacognosia-brazilian Journal of Pharmacognosy
  • Marantodes pumilum (Blume) Kuntze (synonym: Labisia pumila (Blume) Fern.-Vill), Primulaceae, is well known for its traditional use as a post-partum medication among women in Malaysia. Three varieties of M. pumilum, var. alata Scheff., var. pumila and var. lanceolata (Scheff.) Mez. are commonly used. Nowadays, M. pumilum powder or extracts are commercially available as herbal supplements and beverages. Authentication of the variety is an important component of product quality control. Thus, the… CONTINUE READING
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