Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3753

Full Length Research Paper

Composition and antioxidant potential of leaf and stem essential oils from Nigerian Indigofera spicata Forssk

Temitope Adewumi Adeleye
  • Temitope Adewumi Adeleye
  • Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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Clement Odunayo Ajiboye
  • Clement Odunayo Ajiboye
  • Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. 3Natural Product Chemistry Laboratory, Natural Product and Medicinal Chemistry Division, CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Canal Road, Jammu, India.
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Emmanuel Onah Ojah
  • Emmanuel Onah Ojah
  • Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. 2Department of Chemical Sciences, College of Basic and Applied Sciences, Mountain Top University, Ogun State, Nigeria.
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Toyin Patrick Okesanjo
  • Toyin Patrick Okesanjo
  • Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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Dorcas Olufunke Moronkola
  • Dorcas Olufunke Moronkola
  • Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 28 April 2021
  •  Accepted: 23 August 2021
  •  Published: 30 September 2021

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