Helichrysum monizii Lowe: phenolic composition and antioxidant potential.

  title={Helichrysum monizii Lowe: phenolic composition and antioxidant potential.},
  author={Sandra C Gouveia and Paula C. Castilho},
  journal={Phytochemical analysis : PCA},
  volume={23 1},
INTRODUCTION In Madeira Archipelago there are four endemic Helichyrsum species and three of them are used in the traditional medicine. Helichrysum monizii is a rare endemism with very scarce information available concerning its uses in the local traditional medicine. OBJECTIVE The aim of this work was to study for the first time Helichrysum monizii in terms of its antioxidant capacity and the identification of the phenolic compounds to which that activity is due. METHODOLOGY Three different… CONTINUE READING