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Antioxidant , Anticarcinogenic and Termiticidal Activities of Vetiver Oil

  title={Antioxidant , Anticarcinogenic and Termiticidal Activities of Vetiver Oil},
  author={Feng Chen and Xi Wang and Hyun-Jin Kim},
Vetiver oil (VO) was assayed for its antioxidant, anticarcinogenic and termiticidal properties. At the concentration of 10_l/ml, the DPPH radical scavenging effect of vetiver oil (93%) in antioxidant activity test was higher than that of 1mM BHT (73%) and equivalent to 1mM _-tocopherol (93%). At 100ppm in cancer cell lines, vetiver oil inhibited the growth up to 89% of SiHa cervical cells, 88% of CaSki cervical cells and 89% of MCF-7 breast cancer cells. Besides, vetiver oil was found to… 

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