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LOWRY J. B. 1968. The distribution and potential taxonomic value of alkylated ellagic acids. Phytochemistry 7: 1803-1813
AUTHOR: LOWRY J. B.
PUBLICATION DATE: 1968
TITLE: The distribution and potential taxonomic value of alkylated ellagic acids
PUBLISHER: Phytochemistry.
NOTES: Ellagic acid and O-methyl ethers of ellagic acid contained in the bark of all the New Zealand species of Myrtaceae. Ellagic acid is used as an astringent in the treatment of diarrhoea and dysentery.
LINK WORDS: chemistry, mānuka, rātā, pohutukawa, kānuka, medicinal. pharmacology
RECORD NUMBER: 2876