Abstract Title:

Antioxidant and antifungal activity of Verbena officinalis L. leaves.

Abstract Source:

Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 2008 Sep ;63(3):93-7. Epub 2008 May 23. PMID: 18498054

Abstract Author(s):

E Casanova, J M García-Mina, M I Calvo

Article Affiliation:

E Casanova

Abstract:

The scavenging activity against DPPH (1,1-diphenil-2-picrylhydrazyl) radical and the antifungal effect against chloroform, ethyl acetate and 50% methanolic extracts of Verbena officinalis leaves were investigated. The activity of different fractions of 50% methanolic extract and some isolated compounds were also investigated. The results suggest that 50% methanolic extract and caffeoyl derivatives could potentially be considered as excellent and readily available sources of natural antifungal and antioxidant compounds.

Study Type : In Vitro Study

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