Ciplukan (Physalis Angulata) Herbaceous Plant
Ciplukan (Indonesia) or Physalis Angulata is a herbaceous plant, this plant has dark green leaves and coarse oval, This plant is native to America, but is now widespread and naturalized in the tropics and subtropics around the world.Physalis Angulata high ± 1 meter the trunk is green.
This plant has the composition:
- Physalin B, Physalin D, Physalin F, Withangulatin A.
- 12-25% protein, 15-40% fat oil with the main component of palmitic acid.
- Flavonoid glycosides (luteolin).
- Flavonoids and saponins.
Ciplukan has good activity. and as:
- Antioxidant and
- Cytotoxic. and much more.
In Indonseia, Ciplukan is believed to be able to overcome various diseases, people here take this tree to be made as an herbal medicine.