Canarium odontophyllum Miq. (Dabai) Leaf Phytoextracts and Their Medicinal Properties

Muhammad Wahizul Haswan, Abdul Aziz and Siti Fathiah, Masre and Dayang Fredalina, Basri and Ahmad Rohi, Ghazali (2022) Canarium odontophyllum Miq. (Dabai) Leaf Phytoextracts and Their Medicinal Properties. Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology, 30 (3). pp. 2115-2125. ISSN 0128-7680

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Canarium odontophyllum Miq., renowned locally as “dabai,” is an endemic plant in Sarawak, Malaysia. Most people, especially in rural areas, consume this plant to maintain their health. A few medicinal studies have investigated C. odontophyllum Miq.’s biological properties to substantiate its use as nutraceuticals and health supplements. Crude extracts from C. odontophyllum Miq. demonstrated various medicinal properties, including antibacterial, antimalarial, antioxidant, anticancer, antidiabetic, and antihypertensive. In addition, numerous phytoextracts studies have revealed the existence of a variety of beneficial compounds, including flavonoids, tannins, and terpenoids. However, despite various biological activities of C. odontophyllum Miq., there is currently no analysis summarizing the medicinal properties of its leaf. Thus, this short communication attempts to narrate the medicinal properties of C. odontophyllum Miq. leaf and their phytoextracts responsible. In conclusion, we summarized C. odontophyllum Miq. leaf promising therapeutic effects with their phytoextracts and a step closer to developing it as potential nutraceuticals and health supplements to fulfill social interest.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Canarium odontophyllum Miq., dabai, flavonoids, medicinal properties, phytoextracts, terpenoids.
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QK Botany
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
S Agriculture > SD Forestry
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Faculties, Institutes, Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Abdul Aziz
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2022 00:46
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2022 00:46

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