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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

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.

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How to cite this article:
Rachana S. and P. Venugopalan. Antioxidant and bactericidal activity of wild turmeric extracts. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2014;2(6):89-94.