publication . Thesis . Other literature type . 2017

Bioactivity and chemical constituents of Rhoeo spathacea and Rhoeo discolor, with emphasis on Rhoeo spathacea

Tan, Ban Lee Joash;
  • Published: 15 Feb 2017
Rhoeo spathacea and Rhoeo discolor are two common ornamental plants from the Commelinaceae family, commonly grown in tropical countries including Malaysia and have been traditionally taken orally for the treatment of superficial mycoses, inflammations and gonorrhoea. Despite the ethnobotanical applications of both plants and their popularity as a beverage particularly in South America, relatively little work has been conducted on their bioactivity and chemical constituents, thus warranting further research into these aspects. The preliminary stages of bioactivity assessment involved the determination of the antioxidant, antibacterial, antiproliferative and anti-...
free text keywords: Uncategorized, rhoeo discolor, monash:120231, rhoeo spathacea, ethesis-20130920-022436, thesis(doctorate), 1959.1/903600, antibacterial, antiproliferative, restricted access, antioxidant activity, 2013
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