1Traditional Medicine and MateriaMedicaResearchCenter, ShahidBeheshtiUniversityof Medical Science, Tehran, IranDepartment of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, ShahidBeheshtiUniversityof Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
2Traditional Medicine and MateriaMedicaResearchCenter, ShahidBeheshtiUniversityof Medical Science, Tehran, IranDepartment of Traditional Pharmacy, School of Traditional Medicine, ShahidBeheshtiUniversityof Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
3Food and Drug Organization, Tehran, Iran
4Traditional Medicine and MateriaMedicaResearchCenter, ShahidBeheshtiUniversityof Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
Receive Date: 30 September 2011,
Revise Date: 18 October 2011,
Accept Date: 21 October 2011
Safety and beneficence of farm animal nutrition plays a great role in their healthy life which in turn have impact on human nutrition via diary or meat products. Assessing safety and beneficence of Vicia varibilis Freyn and Sint. Which is chosen intrinsically by domesticated animals of Kohgiluyehand Boyerahmad Iranis the aim of the present work. Our results not only show no cytotoxic activity in 3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,4-diphenyltetrazolium bromide(MTT) assay but also admit the antioxidant activity of the species through scavenging of 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) free radicals confirmed in DPPH assay.
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