Medicinal plants of Malaysia

Mitra, Robin, Orbell, John and Muralitharan, Morley 2007, Medicinal plants of Malaysia, Asia Pacific biotech news, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 105-110.


Title Medicinal plants of Malaysia
Author(s) Mitra, Robin
Orbell, John
Muralitharan, Morley
Journal name Asia Pacific biotech news
Volume number 11
Issue number 2
Start page 105
End page 110
Publisher KH Biotech Services
Place of publication Singapore
Publication date 2007
ISSN 0219-0303
1793-6721
Keyword(s) Andrographis Paniculata
Antiepileptic properties
Aquilaria malaccensis
Cassia alata
Centella asiatica
Cinnamomum iners
Curcuma dimestica tumeric
Cymbopogon citratus
Datura metel's
Helminithotachys zeylanica
Kaempferia galanga
Masticatory drug
Mimusops elengi
Summary This article presents information about agricultural news and studies. Pharmacologists know the medicinal properties of the tropical species of Malaysia. Areca catechu is known as a common masticatory drug. An overview of the various medicinal plants, including Andrographis paniculata, Aquilaria malaccenis, and Cassia alata is offered. Malaysian medicinal plants act as strong therapeutic agents for several human diseases.
Language eng
Field of Research 060799 Plant Biology not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970106 Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
HERDC Research category C3 Non-refereed articles in a professional journal
Copyright notice ©2007, KH Biotech Services
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Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Life and Environmental Sciences
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