Nutrients, phytochemicals and bioactivity of wild Roman chamomile: a comparison between the herb and its preparations

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Guimarães, Rafaela; Barros, Lillian; Dueñas, Montserrat; Calhelha, Ricardo C.; Carvalho, Ana Maria; Santos-Buelga, Celestino; Queiroz, Maria João R.P.; Ferreira, Isabel C.F.R.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2012.08.025
  • Subject: Chamaemelum nobile | Roman chamomile | Nutrients | Phenolic compounds | Antioxidant activity | Antitumour potential

Roman chamomile, Chamaemelum nobile L. (Asteraceae), has been used for medicinal applications, mainly through oral dosage forms (decoctions and infusions). Herein, the nutritional characterization of C. nobile was performed, and herbal material and its decoction and inf... View more
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