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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 2, Issue 6 (2014)

Antioxidant and bactericidal activity of wild turmeric extracts

Author(s): Rachana S. and P. Venugopalan
Abstract: Naturally occurring antioxidants have considerable importance in medicine and in food processing. In this work, the antioxidant activity of dried rhizomes extract of the spice Curcuma aromatica (wild turmeric), a unique spice having a wide range of pharmacological and cosmetological applications is studied by the inhibition of auto oxidation of linoleic acid in aqueous alcohol system and by DPPH method along with antibacterial activity against selected organisms studied by disc diffusion method were reported.
Absorbance data of BHT and wild turmeric extracts (1-Ethanol 2-Hexane and 3-Ethyl acetate)
Fig.: Absorbance data of BHT and wild turmeric extracts (1-Ethanol 2-Hexane and 3-Ethyl acetate)
Pages: 89-94  |  1426 Views  16 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Rachana S. and P. Venugopalan. Antioxidant and bactericidal activity of wild turmeric extracts. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2014; 2(6): 89-94.
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