A search of antioxidant compounds from common plants of Western Nepal

Pramod Aryal, Govinda Tiwari, Pooja Rimal, Krishna Gandharba, Prakash Gyawali, Ram Prasad Bhusal

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the antioxidant activity and total polyphenol content (TPC) of ten common plants used by the ethnic population in the Butwal region, Western Nepal. The methanol and/or water extracts of selected plants all exhibited antioxidant activities, corroborating their medicinal use by local communities.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)122-129
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Green and Herbal Chemistry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • antioxidant
  • 1-diphenyl-2-picryl hydrazyl
  • folin ciocalteu
  • poyphenol

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