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1. Of or relating to phytochemistry.
2. Of or relating to phytochemicals.
A nonnutritive bioactive plant substance, such as a flavonoid or carotenoid, considered to have a beneficial effect on human health. Also called phytonutrient.

phy′to·chem′i·cal·ly adv.


(Chemistry) chem in a phytochemical manner
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Phytochemically evaluation and net antioxidant activity of Tunisian Melia azedarach.
Found that although the host plants of ALB guilds (species sharing host plants) are taxonomically related and similar phytochemically, cerambycid guild members are not usually related.
To check the respective pharmacological activities and phytochemically responsible components, databases such as PubMed, Scopus, Google Scholar and ScienceDirect were searched.
9] The evaluation of new drugs, especially phytochemically obtained materials, has again opened a vast area for research and development.
Phytochemically, approximately 43 compounds have been isolated from P.
Saipriya, "Biochemical analysis of Cassia fistula aqueous extract and phytochemically synthesized gold nanoparticles as hypoglycemic treatment for diabetes mellitus," International Journal of Nanomedicine, vol.
Consequently, phytochemically rich diets such as the traditional Mediterranean or Okinawan diet may be more active in Nrf2 activation because of possible synergism than may be suggested from just looking at the activities of their individual phytochemicals.
Firstly, obstacles to cure such as coffee, stimulants, purified sugar and excessive, large fatty meals were discouraged in favour of a highly nutritious and phytochemically dense diet.
commonly known as black seed, are extensively studied, both phytochemically and pharmacologically and they proved to have several biological activities [31].
Phytochemically, different groups of compounds have been reported such as vitamin C, flavonoids, glycosides, anthocynaidins, saponins, tannins, antioxidants and phenolics [19,20].
In a similar fashion, certain traditional medicinal plant species of Cucurbitaceae have been analyzed phytochemically by using GC-MS and suggested for drug preparation after succeeding in clinical trials [34, 35].
However, only a small percentage of the plant species have been phytochemically analyzed despite the fact that plants provide a rich source of biologically active compounds (Hostettmann and Wolfender, 1997; Ambrosio et al.