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- Bailleul, F., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Food chemistry 2010 v.118 no.2 pp. 430-435
- anti-inflammatory activity; dose response; proanthocyanidins; free radicals; reactive oxygen species; Senna occidentalis; Boerhavia diffusa; human health; free radical scavengers; Alchornea cordifolia; Baphia; food composition; flavonoids; antioxidant activity; leaves; Western Africa
- ... In West Africa, Alchornea cordifolia, Baphia nitida, Cassia occidentalis and Boerhavia diffusa leaves are used in food and drinks, as well as in traditional medicine, to treat rheumatic ailments which incur oxidative stress. First, these plants were evaluated for their antioxidant properties through a scavenger effect on reactive oxygen species (ROS), such as hydrogen peroxide and hypochlorous aci ...