Phytochemical Screening and Antioxidant Activity of Fresh and Dried Nasturtium officinal Plants
Keywords:antioxidant activity, total phenolic content, Nasturtium officinale, fresh plants, dried plants
The aim of this present study is to screen the phytochemical content l, total phenolic content, total tannin content, total flavonoid content and antioxidant activity of Nasturtium officinale from both fresh and dried sources. The Nasturtium officinale plant, both fresh and dried, such as leaf, trunk, and root extraction by ethanol was studied. The crude extracts from Nasturtium officinale analysis were obtained, including total phenolic content, total tannin content, total flavonoid content and antioxidant activity using DPPH radical scavenging method. In this study, the Nasturtium officinale phytochemical compounds and extracts were screened from both fresh and dried was flavonoids, coumarins, saponins, tannins and phlobatannins. The extracts from fresh and dried leafs showed the highest total phenolic content and total flavonoid content which was about 150.450.23 and 210.300.02 mg GAE/g extract, 171.390.14 and 189.230.03 mg TAE/g extract, 134.230.11 and 140.560.42 mg QE/g extract, respectively. The antioxidant activity using DPPH radical scavenging method extracts of both fresh and dried Nasturtium officinale leafs showed the highest antioxidant activity with EC50 values of 13.980.08 and 11.850.13 mg/mL, respectively.
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