The Metrosideros excelsa naturally grows in New Zealand. It produces red flowers and contains anthocyanins and flavonoids, which as antioxidants may have a positive impact on human diseases and health such as in cancer prevention and treatment. In addition, it has had a prominent role in the history of New Zealand and continues to be a symbol for the culture of the country.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Bioactive Foods and Extracts|
|Subtitle of host publication||Cancer Treatment and Prevention|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2010|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)