Free Radical Scavenging Activity and Kinetic Behaviorof Essential Oil from Artemisia vulgaris

  • Bhatt, Lok Ranjan (Department of Herbal Resources, Professional Graduate School of Oriental Medicine, Wonkwang University) ;
  • Kang, Jeong-Il (Department of Physical Theraphy, College of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Jeonju University) ;
  • Baek, Seung-Hwa (Department of Herbal Resources, Professional Graduate School of Oriental Medicine, Wonkwang University)
  • Published : 2007.04.25


The radical scavenging activity of Artemisia vulgaris essential oil was evaluated by 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl(DPPH) assay in this study. Essential oil exhibited a significant free radical scavenging activity, with the highest activity at 15 ${\mu}$L/mL concentration. The reaction rate was slow and concentration-dependent



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