Edible Canna (Canna edulis Ker), A potential crop for Vietnam food industry
Thi-Hien Vu, Quang-Ung Le
Edible canna starch was used to replace rice flour and cassava starch in noodle industry in Vietnam, which aims to enhance product quality. In addition, it also is applied to treat some various diseases in folk medicine and as a source of dietary fiber for food industry. Some studies on phytochemistry and pharmacology were screened. Based on this systematic review, we discussed for future perspectives and suggest that thorough scientific scrutiny is necessary in future researches and development policy implications also were argued.