Phytochemical screening and in-vitro evaluation of Free Radical Scavenging Activity of Pistia stratiotes extracts

@inproceedings{Adeyemi2016PhytochemicalSA,
  title={Phytochemical screening and in-vitro evaluation of Free Radical Scavenging Activity of Pistia stratiotes extracts},
  author={D. Olawale Adeyemi and Opeoluwa Shonekan},
  year={2016}
}
Medicinal plants have been identified and used throughout human history and many of the pharmaceuticals currently available to physicians have a long history of use as herbal remedies A large number of trado-medical uses were attributed to the Pistia stratiotes particularly the leaves. The root was applied as emollient and diuretic, while leaves infusions have been used for treatment of dropsy, kidney afflictions, dysentery, anaemia, eczema, leprosy, piles and syphilis and when boiled in… CONTINUE READING

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