Pharmacognostic investigations of the aerial parts of Chenopodium foliosum Asch. and radical-scavenging activities of five flavonoids isolated from methanol extract of the plant

@article{KokanovaNedialkova2014PharmacognosticIO,
  title={Pharmacognostic investigations of the aerial parts of Chenopodium foliosum Asch. and radical-scavenging activities of five flavonoids isolated from methanol extract of the plant},
  author={Zlatina Kokanova-Nedialkova and Paraskev T Nedialkov and Stefan Nikolov},
  journal={Pharmacognosy Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={6},
  pages={43-48}
}
Background: Chenopodium foliosum Asch. also known in Bulgarian folk medicine as “garliche” or “svinski yagodi” (swine’s berries) has been used as a decoct of aerial parts for treatment of cancer, as antioxidant and immunostimulant. This study was undertaken to investigate its phytochemical, physicochemical and radicalscavenging activities of the aerial parts of the plant. Materials and Methods: Physico-chemical parameters: moisture content, foaming index, total ash, dichloromethane, alcohol and… Expand

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