Pharmacogn Mag 2018 Apr-Jun;14(54):195-202. Epub 2018 Apr 10.
Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Fort Hare, Alice 5700, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Background: Inhabitants of the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa use the roots of and corms of to treat diabetes mellitus and other ailments.
Objective: The objective of this study was to analyze the phytochemical composition and antioxidant activities of the aqueous and ethanol extracts of the roots and corms of two plants.
Materials And Methods: Total phenolics, flavonoids, flavonols, proanthocyanidins, tannins, and alkaloids were determined by standard methods. Read More