Biological activity of Glechoma hederacea

Y. Kumarasamy, P. J. Cox, Marcel Jaspars, L. Nahar, S. D. Sarker

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The n-hexane, dichloromethane and methanol extracts of the aerial parts of Glechoma hederacea have been screened for antibacterial and free radical scavenging activity. General toxicity (brine shrimp lethality assay) of these extracts has also been assessed. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)721-723
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2002


  • Glechoma hederacea
  • antioxidant activity
  • antibacterial activity
  • brine shrimp lethality assay

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Kumarasamy, Y., Cox, P. J., Jaspars, M., Nahar, L., & Sarker, S. D. (2002). Biological activity of Glechoma hederacea. Fitoterapia, 73, 721-723.