• Orawan Wonganan College of Allied Health Sciences, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University
  • Wannida Khwannon Faculty of Science and Technology, Pibulsongkrarm Rajabhat University
  • Rampai Kodsueb Faculty of Science and Technology, Pibulsongkrarm Rajabhat University
  • Apinan Limmongkon Faculty of Medical Science and Technology, Naresuan University
  • Kanjana Wongkrajang Faculty of Science and Technology, Pibulsongkrarm Rajabhat University




Young mango leaf, Dietary supplement, Bioactive compound, Alpha-glucosidase


Mangiferin is a phenolic compound that abundant in mango leaves and endowed with a wide range of bioactivities. This research aimed to study the potential of extracts of 5 varieties of mango in order to develop supplementary products. The young leaves of 5 local varieties of mango were prepared as tea. The extraction was achieved by using the microwave technique and powdered by freeze-drying technique. The phytochemical and biological activities of water extracts were studied. The greatest extract percentage, 26%, was obtained by Khiew Sawoei. The results of thin-layer chromatography, found that the main substance was phenolic compounds, xanthones and flavonoids. A Comparison of Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy technique was found to similar IR spectrum of mangiferin. In addition, the study of total phenolic content, antioxidant activity and inhibition of α-glucosidase and α-amylase found that Khiew Sawoei and Nam Dok Mai showed the highest content of total phenolic compound and outstanding activities especially the inhibitory effect of α-glucocidase which higher than acarbose 10 times (p<0.05). In the future, mango young leaf extract may be created as a dietary supplement for diabetic patients and the elderly.


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How to Cite

Wonganan , O. ., Khwannon, W. ., Kodsueb, R. ., Limmongkon, A. ., & Wongkrajang, K. (2023). EFFECTS OF BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS IN POWDERED EXTRACTS YOUNG MANGO LEAVES TO DEVELOP DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS. Life Sciences and Environment Journal, 24(1), 87–99. https://doi.org/10.14456/lsej.2023.8



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