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Garcinia atroviridis – a review on phytochemicals and pharmacological

Hamidon, Hanisuhana and Darnis, Deny Susanti and Bakhtiar, M. Taher and Zakaria, Zainul Amiruddin (2017) Garcinia atroviridis – a review on phytochemicals and pharmacological. Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal, 21 (1). pp. 38-47. ISSN 1309-0801

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Garcinia atroviridis or commonly named as ‘Asam Gelugur’ among locals is extensively used as flavouring agent to provide sour sensation. Apart from being used as flavouring agent, G. atroviridisis also used in many ways to promote health traditionally. Previous investigations of the plant reported many interesting potential of antioxidant, antimicrobial, antifungal, antiobesity and lipid metabolism, cytotoxicity, antiinflammatory, antimalarial and antinicotine stress activities of G. atroviridis. This article discusses on G. atroviridis in aspect of its chemical constituents and bioactivities; in vitro and in vivo as well the clinical study made on this plant despite the limited data available. It is also an effort to update G. atroviridis data on its phytochemical and pharmacological data of the plant in the recent 15 years.

Item Type: Article (Review)
Additional Information: 5641/52348
Uncontrolled Keywords: Garcinia atroviridis, hydroxycitric acid, antioxidant, antimicrobial, antiinflammatory, cytotoxic, antihyperlipidaemia
Subjects: R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Pharmacy > Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
Depositing User: Dr Muhammad Taher
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2016 11:49
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2018 16:55
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/52348

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