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Chemical composition, flavonoid - phenolic contents and radical scavenging activity of four major varieties of cardamom

  title={Chemical composition, flavonoid - phenolic contents and radical scavenging activity of four major varieties of cardamom},
  author={K. P. P. Amma and M. P. Rani and I. Sasidharan and V. Nisha},
The relative levels of antioxidant activity, total flavonoid content, total phenolic content and reducing power of different organic and aqueous extracts sequentially extracted with hexane, dichloromethane, ethyl acetate, methanol and water of four different variety of cardamom viz. Mysore, Malabar, Vazhukka and Guatemala have been studied. Ethyl acetate extract of all varieties showed greater activity. Based on the results Malabar variety was identified as the best source of antioxidant… Expand

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