Phytochemicals and Biological Activities of the Genus Cinnamomum
The genus Cinnamomum has been reviewed for its chemical constituents and biological activities including traditional importance of some common species. The plants of this genus contain butanolides, cinnamaldehyde and its analogues, diterpenoids, lignans and others. The aim of the present paper is to review the comprehensive knowledge of the plants of this genus including the traditional uses, chemistry, and pharmacology.
Jie Zhao, Jin-shuo Ma