What is it about?
Ooitabi (Ficus pumila L.) is a plant native to Okinawa.Tthe extracts of Ooitabi leaves were used for making Ishimaki tea in some areas of Okinawa Prefecture.
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Why is it important?
The plants in Okinawa are rich in antioxidants, and four flavonoid glycosides, including rutin, have been identified in Ooitabi.
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This page is a summary of: Potential curing and beneficial effects of Ooitabi (
L.) on hypertension and dyslipidaemia in Okinawa, Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, August 2020, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/jhn.12806.
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