Utilization Of Oxalis Corniculata Linn As A Traditional Medicine And Its Bioactivity

Silalahi, Marina (2022) Utilization Of Oxalis Corniculata Linn As A Traditional Medicine And Its Bioactivity. Magna Scientia Advanced Research and Reviews, 5 (2). pp. 27-33. ISSN 25829394

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Oxalis corniculata Linn. (Oxalidaceae) has been long used as traditional medicine and has been recorded in traditional medicine systems such as Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha. This study explains the relationship between the use of O. corniculata as traditional medicine and its bioactivity. The method used in this research is library research online, especially from Google Scholar, using the keywords O. corniculata, uses of O. corniculata and bioactivity of O. corniculata. The results obtained were synthesized so as to provide comprehensive information about the botany, benefits and bioactivity of O. corniculata. In traditional medicine O. corniculata is used to treat liver disorders, jaundice, skin diseases, and urinary tract. O. corniculata bioactivity as an antioxidant, anti-microbial, anti-neurodegenerative, anti-diabetic mellitus, anti-cancer, anti-implantation, anxiolytic, and hepatoprotective. The O. corniculata contains a rich source of essential fatty acids such as palmitic, oleic, linolenic and stearic acids with various pharmacological activities. The bioactivity of O. corniculata as an antimicrobial can be developed as an alternative food ingredient as well as neurodegenerative as well as a natural preservative. Keywords: Oxalis corniculata; Anti-microbial; Linoleate; Neurodegenerative

Item Type: Article
Subjects: SCIENCE
Depositing User: Ms Rosaliana Wati
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2022 02:38
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2022 02:40
URI: http://repository.uki.ac.id/id/eprint/8757

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