Editor-in-Chief İlkay Küçükgüzel Associate Editor Esra Tatar Online ISSN 2630-6344 Publisher Marmara University Frequency Quarterly (January-April-July-October) Abbreviation J.Res.Pharm. Former Name Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal
Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal 2017 , Vol 21 , Issue 1
Garcinia Atroviridis – A Review on Phytochemicals and Pharmacological Properties
Hanisuhana Hamidon1, Deny Susanti2, Muhammad Taher1, Zainul Amiruddin Zakaria3
1Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, International Islamic University Malaysia, 25200 Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia
2Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, International Islamic University Malaysia, 25200 Kuantan, Pahang Malaysia
3Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
DOI : 10.12991/marupj.259879 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. atroviridis is 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. Keywords : Garcinia atroviridis, hydroxycitric acid, antioxidant, antimicrobial, antiinflammatory, cytotoxic, antihyperlipidaemia
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