Natural Products Chemistry & Research

Natural Products Chemistry & Research
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ISSN: 2329-6836


Dula DE

Dula DE
Nekemte College of Teacher Education,
Post Box No. 88, Nekemte

  • Research Article
    Antioxidant Activity Assessment of Calpurnia aurea Root Extract
    Author(s): Dula DE and Zelalem ADula DE and Zelalem A

    Objective In Ethiopia, any part of Calpurnia aurea is used for the treatment of different ailments: to destroy lice and ticks, to relieve itches, syphilis, malaria, rabies, diabetes, hypertension, diarrhoea, leishmaniasis, trachoma, elephantiasis, fungal diseases, stomach-ache, bowel, bladder disorders and different swellings. However, despite its traditional usage as an agent, there is limited or no information regarding the antioxidant activity assay profile of the root part unlike other parts. Hence; the researcher interested to assess the in vitro antioxidant activities of the root extracts of Calpurnia aurea . Methods Calpurnia aurea root was collected from around Jimma Arjo highland, East Wollega, Western Ethiopia. The collected plant material was dried and powdered using electrical grinder and then macerated within four organic solvents: hexane (99%), chloroform (99.9%), ethano.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-891X.18.6.307

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