publication . Article . 2012

ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY OF ETHANOLIC EXTRACT FROM RUMEX CRISTATUS DC

KAHRAMAN, Sibel; YANARDAG, Refiye;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2012 Journal: International Journal of Electronics (issn: 2146-0604, eissn: 2148-998X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: İstanbul Aydin University
Abstract
Plants have been used for many years as a source of traditional medicine to treat various diseases and conditions. R. cristatus DC (Polygonaceae) is widely spread in Turkey and used as both herbal medicine and food. This study examined the antioxidant activities of ethanolic extract of R. cristatus DC using different tests. The antioxidant activity of ethanolic extract of R. cristatus leaves was analyzed for total phenolic, flavonoid, ascorbic acid and β-carotene contents, reducing power and DPPH radical scavenging activity. The results were compared with natural and synthetic antioxidants. The results suggest that consumption of R. cristatus DC can be beneficia...
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free text keywords: Antioxidant activity, Rumex cristatus DC, free radicals, scavenging activity, Technology, T, Mechanical engineering and machinery, TJ1-1570, Antioxidant activity, Rumex cristatus DC, free radicals, scavenging activity
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publication . Article . 2012

ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY OF ETHANOLIC EXTRACT FROM RUMEX CRISTATUS DC

KAHRAMAN, Sibel; YANARDAG, Refiye;