The genus Ardisia: a novel source of health-promoting compounds and phytopharmaceuticals.

@article{Kobayashi2005TheGA,
  title={The genus Ardisia: a novel source of health-promoting compounds and phytopharmaceuticals.},
  author={Hideka Kobayashi and Elvira Gonz{\'a}lez de Mej{\'i}a},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={96 3},
  pages={347-54}
}
Approximately 500 species of Ardisia (Myrsinaceae) are found throughout tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Several of those Ardisia species have been used as ornamental plants, food and medicines. Due to taxonomic confusions, correct identification and acquisition of plant materials remain difficult for some species. Although species of Ardisia are a rich source of novel and biologically potent phytochemical compounds, such as bergenin and ardisin, the utilization of Ardisia species… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 21 extracted citations

Chemical Constituents and Bioactivity Studies of Ardisia Elliptica Nurul

Zawani Alias, Nur Kamisah Mohd Ishak
2014
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…