Antioxidant properties of heat-treated Hibiscus syriacus

Sung Won Kwon, Jeongmi Lee, Soon Sun Hong, Jong In Kim, Il Ho Ahn

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Abstract

The antioxidant properties of the heat-treated Hibiscus syriacus was investigated using DPPH test. The stems and the roots of Hibiscus syriacus were examined, respectively. As a result, the extracts of the heat-treated Hibiscus syriacus at 100°C for 24 h were more effective than those of non-treated Hibiscus syriacus in reducing the stable free radical 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)149-151
Number of pages3
JournalOxidation Communications
Volume24
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1 2001

Keywords

  • Antioxidant
  • DPPH
  • Heat treatment
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Radical

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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    Kwon, S. W., Lee, J., Hong, S. S., Kim, J. I., & Ahn, I. H. (2001). Antioxidant properties of heat-treated Hibiscus syriacus. Oxidation Communications, 24(1), 149-151.