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Sintok (Entada spiralis ridl.): natural sources of antioxidant compounds

Syed Mohamed, Sharifah Nurul Akilah and Mat So'ad, Siti Zaiton (2017) Sintok (Entada spiralis ridl.): natural sources of antioxidant compounds. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ISBN 978-967-418-699-9

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Abstract

Sintok or Beluru, scientifically known as Entada spiralis Rid!. is belongs to Leguminoceae. This plant is a huge liana with woody climber that grows wildly in Malaysia. Sintok is found natively to Peninsular Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand. This species have been characterized by its bipinnate leaves with small flowers. As recognized being as one of Mimosoideae sub-family, stamens of flower is the main parts of attraction. The pods of seed are curled with 5-1 l very large seeds to each pod. In Malay aromatheraphy, Sintok plant is an important element that used during post-natal bath and body cleansing shampoo (FRIM Flora Database). This plant also acknowledged by Universaiti Utara Malaysia (UUM Sintok) as their icon as UUM located in Sintok, name that derived from this plant.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 6562/65892
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sintok, Entada spiralis ridl., natural sources, antioxidant
Subjects: R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Pharmacy
Kulliyyah of Pharmacy > Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Depositing User: Dr. Siti Zaiton Mat So'ad
Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2018 14:16
Last Modified: 29 Aug 2018 14:16
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/65892

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