Proximate and phytochemical composition and antioxidant properties of indigenous landraces of omani fenugreek seeds

Amanat Ali, Mostafa I. Waly, Neeru Bhatt, Nadiya A. Al-Saady

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Abstract

Background: Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum graecum L) is receiving global attention as a functional food due to its unique nutritional and medicinal properties as anti-diabetic, hypocholesterolemic, antipyretic, anti-carcinogenic and seasoning and flavoring agent. Materials and Methods: Seeds of indigenous fenugreek accessions were collected from three different ecological regions (Al-Dakhaliyah, Al-Dhahirah, and Al-Batinah) of Sultanate of Oman. The samples were analyzed for proximate chemical composition, phytochemical contents and antioxidant properties. Results: Only significant (P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)149-154
Number of pages6
JournalAfrican Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines
Volume12
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Keywords

  • Antioxidant properties
  • Landraces
  • Omani fenugreek
  • Phytochemical composition

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Drug Discovery

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