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‘Thankuni’ [Centella asiatica (L.) Urban]: When food is medicine

Nahar, L and Sarker, SD (2021) ‘Thankuni’ [Centella asiatica (L.) Urban]: When food is medicine. Trends in Phytochemical Research, 5 (3). pp. 164-165. ISSN 2588-3631

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’Thankuni’ [Centella asiatica (L.) Urban; synonyms: Hydrocotyle asiatica L.; Trisanthus cochinsinensis Lour.] is one of the widely consumed Bangladeshi edible plants from the family Apiaceae (alt. Umbelliferae) (Fig. 1). ‘Thankuni’, also known as ‘Goku Kola’ in India, is an herbaceous perennial plant, indigenous to Bangladesh, India and a few other Asian countries, as well as wetlands of the South-East USA. this plant is called ‘Indian pennywort’ or ‘Asiatic pennywort’.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
R Medicine > RV Botanic, Thomsonian, and eclectic medicine
Divisions: Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences
Publisher: Islamic Azad University, Shahrood Branch Press
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2021 10:15
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2021 10:15
DOI or ID number: 10.30495/TPR.2021.685072
URI: https://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/15565
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