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Durio zibethinus is a family of Bombacaceae. It's usually called the fruit king. This plant has properties as a pharmacological remedy. Various parts of the D. zibethinus plant, especially its fruits and leaves, have a wide range of pharmacological properties in the treatment for a number of diseases. Many constituents of active phytochemicals of this plant have proven efficacy from a number of studies, including flavonoids, carotene, tannins, ascorbic acid, saponins, alkaloids, flavonoids, steroids, muchilago, glycosids, carbohydrates, reducing sugar, and phenols. Several studies prove the potential pharmacological activity of the fruit and leaves of D. zibethinus as antidiabetic, anticholesterol, antibacterial, antioxidant, digestiva, anti-inflammatory, and neuroprotective effects. The review of this article focuses on the knowledge of some of the pharmacological activities that D. zibethinus has.