EVALUATION OF PHYTOCHEMICALS, ANTIOXIDANT AND CYTOTOXIC ACTIVITIES OF LAVANDULA ANTINEAE MAIRE ENDEMIC MEDICINAL PLANT FROM ALGERIA

SOUMEYA KRIMAT, TAHAR DOB, MOHAMED TOUMI, HAFIDHA METIDJI, AICHA KESOURI, CHABANE CHELGHOUM

Abstract


The present study was designed to investigate the phytochemical screening, total phenolic and flavonoid contents,
antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of Lavandula antineae Maire for the first time. Phytochemical screening revealed the
presence of anthraquinones, triterpenes, saponins, flavonoids, tannins, O-heterosides, C-heterosides. Total phenolic and
flavonoid contents of the extracts varied between 12.49-262.35 mg GAE/g extract and 1.35-4.03 mg QE/g extract,
respectively. The antioxidant activity was investigated using DPPH, reducing power and β-carotene/linoleic acid tests. The
results indicated that ethyl acetate and diethyl ether fractions exhibited stronger activities than hydromethanolic crude extract
and other fractions. In case of cytotoxicity assay, hydromethanolic extract was found to show good toxicity against brine
shrimp nauplii (LC50= 13.72 μg/ml).


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