Radical scavenging activity of Crocus sativus L. extract and its bioactive constituents

  title={Radical scavenging activity of Crocus sativus L. extract and its bioactive constituents},
  author={Andreana N. Assimopoulou and Zacharias Sinakos and VP Papageorgiou},
  journal={Phytotherapy Research},
Radical scavenging activity is involved in aging processes, antiinflammatory, anticancer and wound healing activity. Hence, in the present study the DPPH radical scavenging activity of a natural product that possesses biological properties, an extract of Crocus sativus L. (saffron), grown in Crocos, Kozani (Greece), and some of its bioactive constituents (crocin, safranal) was studied. 

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