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Author(s): Mohammedi Zohra, Atik Fawzia


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Address: Mohammedi Zohra* and Atik Fawzia
Natural Product Laboratory, Department of Biology - Faculty of Science University Abou Bakr Belkaïd BP 119 – Tlemcen (Algeria)
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 4,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2011

Smyrnium olusatrum is an aromatic, antiscorbutic herb. This Work has just given in value this herb for its antioxidant properties. The analysis by GC and NMR of carbon-13 separated and highlighted furanodiene/furanoelemene like majority compounds (46%). Oil rich on sesquiterpenes has in vitro the faculty to reduce free radical 2.2'diphenylpicrylhydrazyl thus showing an antioxidant property other that related to the ascorbic acid whose plant is a notable source in this vitamin.

Cite this article:
Mohammedi Zohra, Atik Fawzia. Chemical Composition and Antioxidant Activity of Essential Oil from Smyrnium olusatrum L. Asian J. Research Chem. 4(2): February 2011; Page 217-220.

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