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The dried tuber of Typhonium giganteum Engl. as a Chinese traditional medicine (Baifuzi) was recorded in Chinese Pharmacopoeia, which has the effects of "dispelling wind-phlegm" and apoplexy with gurgling in the throat etc. Recently, it has been shown that Typhonium giganteum Engl. tuber extracts possess a wide range of pharmacological properties, including effects on anti-tyrosinase, anti-inflammation, immunomodulation, apoptosis induction in cancer cells and so on. In this paper, we summarized the chemical constituents, biological activities and metabolism research advancement of Typhonium giganteum Engl. tuber extracts.
Date of Conference: 28-30 May 2012