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Review on Eurycoma longifolia Pharmacological and Phytochemical Properties

Aini Norhidayah, Mohamed and Jaya Vejayan, Palliah and M. M., Yusoff (2015) Review on Eurycoma longifolia Pharmacological and Phytochemical Properties. Journal of Applied Sciences, 15 (6). pp. 831-844. ISSN 1812-5654

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Eurycoma longifolia or Tongkat Ali is famous for its aphrodisiac property and the traditional uses range from tonic after childbirth to treating malaria. Phytochemical studies revealed the presence of bioactive compounds such as quassinoids, alkaloids, squalene derivatives, tirucallane-type triterpenes and biphenylneolignans. Existing research revealed that plant has potential to treat various diseases and to replace the current treatment. Purpose of this article is to evaluate and summarize the existing literatures concerning phytochemical, biological and toxicological studies of E. longifolia. It is expected that critical evaluation will be useful for researchers working on

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Eurycoma longifolia, Tongkat Ali, Longjack, aphrodisiac properties, anti cancer, anti malaria
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Industrial Sciences And Technology
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2015 07:29
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2018 03:34
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