Mangroves and their medicinal benefit: a mini review

Leticia Andina Genilar and Evi Kurniawaty and Ruzaidi Azli Mohd Mokhtar and Kholis A. Audah (2021) Mangroves and their medicinal benefit: a mini review. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 25. pp. 695-709. ISSN 1583-6258

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Mangrove plants have been utilized by humankind for so long. It is widely suggested that there are still many benefits to these mangroves that are not yet discovered. This article examines the current researches in the usage of mangroves as medicine. Many of these researches revolve around the potential use of mangrove as anticancer, antitumor, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral, and antidiabetic. Studies have shown that mangroves indeed have numerous benefits and untapped potential in the medical field. This article will also review the current state of conservation and preservation of mangrove plants in the world.

Item Type: Article
Keyword: Mangroves , Medicinal plants , Conservation and preservation
Subjects: R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica > RS153-441 Materia medica > RS160-167 Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical substances (Plant, animal, and inorganic)
Department: INSTITUTE > Biotechnology Research Institute (BRI)
Depositing User: SAFRUDIN BIN DARUN -
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2021 12:01
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2021 12:01

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