Hawthorn (Crataegus) widely distribute in the world, and is known as an excellent fruit resource commonly planted in China. It has been used for food and medicine for thousands of years in China. This paper surmised the up-to-date literatures on the functional properties of flavonoids, phenols, terpenoids and polysaccharides of hawthorn. Meanwhile, the application prospects of hawthorn in functional foods are also prospected. These will be helpful for the developments of functional foods or deep-processing technologies of hawthorn. All rights reserved, Elsevier.
Biological properties and potential application of hawthorn and its major functional components: a review.
Suhong Li, College of Food Science, Shenyang Agricultural University, Shenyang, 110866, China. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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Tuoping Li, Siyu Fu, Xin Huang, Xiushan Zhang, Yanmin Cui, Zuoyi Zhang, Yue Ma, Xuan Zhang, Qianhui Yu, Shuning Yang, Suhong Li; Biological properties and potential application of hawthorn and its major functional components: a review.. IFIS Food and Health Sciences Database 2022; doi:
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