Chemical composition, acute toxicity, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities of Moroccan Tetraclinis articulata L.

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El Jemli, Meryem; Kamal, Rabie; Marmouzi, Ilias; Doukkali, Zouhra; Bouidida, El Houcine; Touati, Driss; Nejjari, Rachid; El Guessabi, Lahcen; Cherrah, Yahia; Alaoui, Katim;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine,volume 7,issue 3,pages281-287 (issn: 2225-4110, eissn: 2225-4110)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5506650, doi: 10.1016/j.jtcme.2016.06.006
  • Subject: Toxicity | Antioxidant potential | GC–MS analysis | FRAP, Ferric-reducing antioxidant power | IC50, Concentration providing 50% inhibition | Medicine | EO, Essential oil | DPPH, 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl radical-scavenging assay | Anti-inflammatory activity | T. articulata, Tetraclinis articulata | GC/MS, Gas chromatography/mass spectrometry | LD50, lethal dose of 50% | BHT, Butylatedhydroxytoluene | Original Article | T. articulata | TEAC, Trolox equivalent antioxidant capacity | R | SD, Standard deviation | Essential oil

Hydro-distilled essential oil (EO) from the leaves of the western Mediterranean and Moroccan endemic plant Tetraclinis articulata was analyzed by GC/MS and examined for its acute toxicity on mice, in order to establish the safe doses. Furthermore, the anti-Inflammatory ... View more
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