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Broccoli; The Green Beauty: A Review

  title={Broccoli; The Green Beauty: A Review},
  author={Asmaa I Owis},
Context: Plants are nature′s blessing to mankind to make malady free sound life, and assume an essential part to protect our wellbeing. Broccoli Brassica oleracea L.var. italica Plenk (Brassicaceae) is considered as a nutritional powerhouse. The present review comprises the phytochemical and therapeutic potential of broccoli. Objective: This aim of this review to collect results obtained from various studies in order to spot more light towards the surprising green world of broccoli. In addition… Expand
Antibacterial Potential of Broccoli Extracts against Pseudomonas aeruginosa
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Bioactivity-directed isolation, characterization, and quantification of an anxiolytic flavonoid from Brassica oleracea L.
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Evidence of Some Natural Products with Antigenotoxic Effects. Part 2: Plants, Vegetables, and Natural Resin
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Evaluation of Anti-Anxiety Effect of Brassica oleracea L. Extracts in Experimental Animals
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Modulatory effect of Brassica oleracea L . var . italica extract in chemically induced mammary carcinomas in rats
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Antimicrobial activity of broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica) cultivar Avenger against pathogenic bacteria, phytopathogenic filamentous fungi and yeast
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Anaemia affects one-fourth of the world’s population, and iron deficiency is the major cause. Anaemia is a general term for a large number of conditions marked by a reduction in the oxygen-carryingExpand


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