Quantitative determinations on commercial samples of Melissae folium and their antioxidant activity


Karadeniz A., Bozkurt B. , Kaya G. İ.

ISTANBUL JOURNAL OF PHARMACY, vol.51, no.2, pp.239-242, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.26650/istanbuljpharm.2021.0025
  • Title of Journal : ISTANBUL JOURNAL OF PHARMACY
  • Page Numbers: pp.239-242
  • Keywords: Melissae folium, European Pharmacopoeia, quality control analysis, ROSMARINIC ACID, OFFICINALIS, EXTRACTS

Abstract

Background and Aims: Melissa officinalis L. (lemon balm) is a perennial herb. Melissae folium and their preparations have been used for their sedative, spasmolytic and antibacterial actions. The study was aimed to investigate the qualities and also to compare the antioxidant activity potentials of the drug samples available in herbal markets and pharmacies in Turkey