Cananga odorata

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Synonyms for Cananga odorata

evergreen Asian tree with aromatic greenish-yellow flowers yielding a volatile oil

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For species in which the fruits do not change color during ripening (Palaquium stehlinii [Sapotaceae], Planchonella grayana [Sapotaceae], and Cananga odorata [Annonaceae]), fruit was considered ripe as soon as it reached full size.
tonganus were included in a more intensive survey of comparative use (Artocarpus altilus [Moraceae], Cananga odorata, Carica papaya [Caricaceae], Inocarpus fagifer, Palaquium stehlinii, Planchonella garberi [Sapotaceae], Planchonella grayana, Planchonella samoensis, Syzygium inophylloides, and Terminalia catappa [Combretaceae]).
Additional species have been identified as used by flying foxes as a flower resource in literature records but were not observed during this study: Rhus taitensis (Anacardiaceae), Cananga odorata, Syzygium clusiaefolium (Myrtaceae), Pandanus tectorius (Pandanaceae), and Alphitonia zizyphoides (Rhamnaceae) (Wodzicki and Felten 1975, Cox et al.
Sixteen compounds and including a new stereoisomer of (+)-ushinsunine-[beta]-N-oxide (113a) were isolated from the methanolic extract of the Cananga odorata (Hsieh et al.
Reviewed and predicted activities for metabolites (112-117 and A112-A117) represented in supplementary Table 5, and demonstrated activities isomers (113a,b) isolated from Cananga odorata.
Flowers were used in only one preparation, that involving Cananga odorata, for the treatment of malaria infections.
Research: Investigators initiated a double-blind, randomized, parallel-group, placebo-controlled study in order to evaluate the effect of orally self-administered Slim339, which is a proprietary fixed combination of Garcinia cambogia extract with calcium pantothenate (standardized for the content of hydroxycitric acid and pantothenic acid) and extracts of Matricaria chamomilla, Rosa damascena, Lavandula officinalis and Cananga odorata, on body weight in overweight and obese volunteers.