Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2014)
Antimicrobial and Antioxidant activities of fruits and vegetable peels: A review
Sonia Parashar, Hitender Sharma, Munish Garg
Peels of various fruits and vegetables are generally considered as waste product and are normally thrown away by us. But different studies conducted on peels revealed the presence of important constituents, which can be used for pharmacological or pharmaceutical purpose. Number of components having activities like antioxidant, antimicrobial, antiinflammatory, antiproliferative etc. have been isolated from different peels. The present paper reviews the role of fruits and vegetable peels as therapeutic agents.
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Sonia Parashar, Hitender Sharma, Munish Garg. Antimicrobial and Antioxidant activities of fruits and vegetable peels: A review. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2014;3(1):160-164.