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Eleutherine americana Merr. et Heyne

  • Weici Tang
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand

Abstract

Eleutherine americana Merr. et Heyne (Iridaceae), is a herbal plant cultivated on the island of Hainan, the rhizome of which was used as a folk medicine for the treatment of coronary diseases.

Keywords

Stearic Acid Gallic Acid Angina Pectoris Ethanol Extract Coronary Disease 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Weici Tang
    • 1
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand
    • 1
  1. 1.Lebensmittelchemie und UmwelttoxikologieUniversität KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany

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