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Journal of Agronomy
  Year: 2015 | Volume: 14 | Issue: 4 | Page No.: 319-330
DOI: 10.3923/ja.2015.319.330
Bioactive Compound and Therapeutic Value of the Some Malaysia Medicinal Plants: A Review
Nik Nurnaeimah Nik Muhammad Nasir, Mohammad Moneruzzaman Khandaker and Nashriyah Mat

Abstract:
There are many medicinal plants that have been used since folk ages. These plants have been recognized to have pharmaceutical properties and beneficial impact on health. This study discusses the use of ten medicinal plants in the traditional medicinal system of Malaysia and related scientific on their antioxidant activity, which demonstrate their pharmaceutical properties. The plants viewed are Andrographis paniculata, Cosmos caudatus, Eurycoma longifolia, Ficus deltoidea, Gynura procumbens, Labisia pumila, Orthosiphon stamineus, Phyllanthus niruri, Piper betle and Uncaria gambir. All the plants mentioned in this study have therapeutic properties such as antioxidation, antidiabetics, antiinflammation, which explains and validates their uses in traditional and modern medicine.
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How to cite this article:

Nik Nurnaeimah Nik Muhammad Nasir, Mohammad Moneruzzaman Khandaker and Nashriyah Mat, 2015. Bioactive Compound and Therapeutic Value of the Some Malaysia Medicinal Plants: A Review. Journal of Agronomy, 14: 319-330.

DOI: 10.3923/ja.2015.319.330

URL: http://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ja.2015.319.330

 
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