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a chemical substance obtained from plants that is biologically active but not nutritive

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There are more than 270,000 higher plants existing on this planet but only a small portion has been explored phytochemically.
2012) have shown that polyphenol extracts from the fruit have antioxidant properties and nutracetic potential, and that the pulp is source for phytochemically bioactive compounds (antioxidants).
Comparative in vitro study on the antiherpetic effect of phytochemically characterized aqueous and ethanolic extracts of Salvia officinalis grown at two different locations.
2) Phytochemically, it possesses flavonoids, terpenoids and phenolic compounds.
For example, there are now estimated to be approximately 421,968 species of flowering plants (Bramwell, 2002), but only about 11% of these species have been screened phytochemically (Verpoorte, 1998).
This investigation has shown that the same phytochemically important compounds, lignans and secoiridoids, are present in the root and stem barks.
The drug has been tested phytochemically only by a few researchers; it contains several sesquiterpene lactones, flavonoids and [gamma]-lactones, vitamin C (in fresh offshoots), etc (Adekenov et al.
The powders are high in vitamins and minerals, and phytochemically rich.
Consequently we have focused our survey upon plant groups of known utility in other parts of the world, hoping to encounter novel compounds and biological activities from phytochemically rich taxa.
They are phytochemically characterized by polar and nonpolar aromatic compounds such as coumarins and other benzopyranoids, the absence of alkaloids, and, at least in the case of Taralea, the absence of tannins.
Although chemometric data analysis can be undertaken automatically with the requisite software packages, it requires an in-depth understanding as to what each set of signals in the given spectra represents phytochemically, so that the identification of key constituents within a product can be assigned logically.
Due to this traditional medicinal uses, various Pulicaria species have been investigated both phytochemically and biologically.
Studies indicate that some herbal medicines (single extracts and combinationformulas) are safe and efficacious however in some instances safety issues arose, especially in relation to the ability of practitioners to administer a phytochemically relevant herbal extract or mixture.
Phytochemically, it contains phytosterol, amino acids, alkaloids, flavonoids, tannins, glycosides and fatty acids.