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Medicine Research ›› 2020, Vol. 4 ›› Issue (1-2): 190014-190014.DOI: 10.21127/yaoyimr20190014

Special Issue: Phytomedicine

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Progress in Chemical Constituents and Pharmacological Effects of Citrus medica L. var. sarcodactylis Swingle

Shuyu Xu, Yin Qu, Xinyu Liu, Yao Li, Jimin Liu, and Hezhong Jiang*   

  1. School of Life Science and Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, Sichuan 611756, China
  • Received:2019-12-23 Revised:2020-01-17 Online:2020-06-10 Published:2020-06-16
  • Contact: Email: jianghz10@swjtu.edu.cn (H. J.)
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Abstract: Citrus medica L. var. sarcodactylis Swingle is known as Foshou fruit that can be used as Chinese medicinal materials and has a health and longevity effect. In recent years, investigations about the chemical compounds of Citrus medica L. var. sarcodactylis Swingle have shown that its main compounds include flavonoids, essential oils, coumarins, and polysaccharides, with anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant activity, effect on the autonomic nervous system, and other pharmacological effects. In this paper, the chemical compositions and pharmacological effects of Citrus medica L. var. sarcodactylis Swingle are summarized.


Key words: Citrus medica L. var. sarcodactylis Swingle, chemical constituents, pharmacological effects

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