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  • A summary of reported chemical constituents and medicinal uses of Eurycoma longifolia.

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    Author(s) : Sobri HusseinRusli IbrahimKiong LingPick [Kiong, L. P. A.]

    Author Affiliation : Agrotechnology and Bioscience Division, Malaysian Institute For Nuclear Technology Research, Bangi, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia.

    Journal article : Journal of Tropical Medicinal Plants 2007 Vol.8 No.1 pp.103-110

    Abstract : Three Eurycoma species were identified, namely, Eurycoma longifoliaeurycoma longifoliaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Eurycoma apiculata and Eurycoma harmandiana. Of these three species, Eurycoma longifolia or better known in MalaysiamalaysiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    as Tongkat Ali has greatest local demand as a health tonic. The plant owes its popularity to its aphrodisiac properties, also used in treatments of fever, aches and health supplements. The active ingredients of E. longifolia are present in the swollen taproot, which is intensely bitter in taste. This paper summarises the published reports on the medicinal propertiesmedicinal propertiesSubject Category: Properties
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    and various chemical constituents isolated from different plant parts of E. longiolfia.

    ISSN : 1511-8525

    Record Number : 20073177441

    Publisher : Total Health Concept Sdn. Bhd.

    Location of publication : Petaling Jaya

    Country of publication : Malaysia

    Language of text : English

    Language of summary : English

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    Organism descriptor(s) : Eurycoma longifoliaeurycoma longifoliaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , plantsplantsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    Descriptor(s) : chemical compositionchemical compositionSubject Category: Properties
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    , medicinal plantsmedicinal plantsSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    , medicinal propertiesmedicinal propertiesSubject Category: Properties
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    , non-wood forest productsnon-wood forest productsSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    , plant compositionplant compositionSubject Category: Properties
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    , rootsrootsSubject Category: Anatomical and Morphological Structures
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    Identifier(s) : chemical constituents of plants, drug plants, medicinal herbs, minor forest products, non-timber forest products, officinal plants

    Geographical Location(s) : MalaysiamalaysiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    Broader term(s) : EurycomaeurycomaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , SimaroubaceaesimaroubaceaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , SapindalessapindalesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , eudicotseudicotsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , angiospermsangiospermsSubject Category: Organism Names
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