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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 1 (2019)

Nutritional and antioxidant components of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) seedlings

Author(s):

Korat Avni N, Kavathiya YA, Lakhani NS, Kandoliya UK and BA Golakiya

Abstract:
Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) is regarded as a useful medicinal plant for the treatment of various dysfunctions and diseases in recorded history and in Ayurveda also. Fresh leaves are also used as vegetables in the diets. Fenugreeks leaves is known for its medicinal qualities such as antidiabetic, anticarcinogenic, hypocholesterolemic and antioxidant. In present investigation, promising genotype of fenugreek were evaluated for antioxidant activity and its related component from leaves at different growth stages. The result showed that the genotype JFG-204 and JFG-205 exhibits statistically at par as well as higher mean value compared to other genotypes, for ascorbic acid content, Flavonoid content as well as for antioxidant activity. Highest mean total phenol content recorded for genotype JFG-80, whereas lowest value was recorded for GM-2 (0.600 mg.g-1 %). A strong correlation between total phenolic content and antioxidant activity was found, high total phenol content increases antioxidant activity.

Pages: 443-447  |  1293 Views  503 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Korat Avni N, Kavathiya YA, Lakhani NS, Kandoliya UK and BA Golakiya. Nutritional and antioxidant components of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) seedlings. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(1):443-447.

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