VOLUME 71 : 2023

Phytochemistry and Pharmacology of Guettarda speciosa L.

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online publication date: July 2023

Ryan Karlo K. Ramos, Jameson A. Eusebio, Grecebio Jonathan D. Alejandro and Mario A. Tan

Guettarda speciosa L. (Rubiaceae), commonly known as zebra wood or sea randa, is a shrub mainly  found on coastal areas of tropical countries. Its leaves, stem, and bark are extracted using various solvents  and used as anticholinergic and as treatments for inflammations, colds, cough, wounds, epilepsy, and  postpartum infection. This review paper highlights the phytochemical constituents and biological activities  of G. speciosa


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