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Determination of polyphenols and antioxidant activity of polar extracts of comfrey (Symphytum officinale L)

@inproceedings{Gonzlez2016DeterminationOP,
  title={Determination of polyphenols and antioxidant activity of polar extracts of comfrey (Symphytum officinale L)},
  author={Diana Gonz{\'a}lez and Yudyt Ver{\'o}nica Talero P{\'e}rez and Wilson Elias Rozo N{\'u}{\~n}ez},
  year={2016}
}
Introduction: The Comfrey (Symphytum officinalis (L.) (fam. Boraginacea), is a plant that has been used for therapeutic purposes in popular medicine. It has been used externally for bruises, joint pains and rheumatic and also its use for treatment of diseases of the digestive tract. Due to the presence of some hepatotoxic alkaloids, its use has been restricted only to the external. Objetive: To determine the content of entire polifenoles and to study the antirust potential of the polar extracts… 
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