Appraisal of antioxidant capacity and phytochemical screening in aqueous and acetone extracts of vegetables grown in Bhimber AJK, Pakistan

Aslam Mirza Muhammad, Nisar Faria, Aziz Choudhary Muhammad, Qayyum Somia, Naseem Saeeda, Begum Farzana
2017 African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology  
The study was carried out to assess the antioxidant capacity and phytochemical constituents of acetone and water extracts of the vegetables irrigated with fresh and waste water such as Raphanus sativus (Radish), Brassica oleracea capitata (Cabbage), Brassica rapa (Turnip), Coriandrum sativum (Coriander) and Spinacia oleracea (Spinach). A concurrent quantitative investigation of total phenolics, flavonols and flavonoids was also made and according to the results, the higher antioxidant capacity
more » ... tioxidant capacity was shown by aqueous extracts in all antioxidant methods than acetone extracts.
doi:10.5897/ajpp2016.4654 fatcat:hg5lrdzjvrhwlkdts4tryko33a