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 (kĕmp′fə-rôl′, -rōl′)
A yellow flavonol, C15H10O6, found in glycoside form in tea and in many vegetables and fruits. It is an antioxidant and is thought to have anti-inflammatory and antitumor properties.

[Kaempferia, genus of the Southeast and East Asian plant Kaempferia galanga, used as an aromatic in Asian cuisines, from which kaempferol was first isolated (the genus being named by Carolus Linnaeus after Engelbert Kaempfer (1651-1716), German naturalist and traveler in Asia whose works included the first botanical descriptions of many Asian plants by a European) + -ol.]
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2THEY 3 LEEKS are rich in the flavonoid kaempferol.
Leeks contain the flavonoid kaempferol, plenty of the B vitamin folate and antioxidant polyphenols - all known to protect and support the cardiovascular system.
Celery contains beneficial phytonutrients such as the flavonols quercetin and kaempferol, flavones such as luteolin, and phenolic acids.
Like their Allium cousins, leeks are rich in health protecting plant compounds, including the flavonols kaempferol and quercetin, which are concentrated in the bulb and lower leaves.
Ascaridol, quercetin, kaempferol and saponin (Kaushik and Dhiman, 1999; Prajapati et al.
Radishes have been reported as rich source of different type of flavonoids like quercetin, kaempferol and luteolin [22].
Kaempferol (KMP), a dietary flavonoid, possesses good antioxidant, immunomodulatory and anti-apoptotic properties and has been evaluated in the present study for its role in mitigating myocardial injury following MI.
Green tea also contains three types of flavonoids: kaempferol, quercetin and myricetin.
She learned that Moringa, formally known as Moringa Oleifera Lam (Moringaceae), is distributed in many countries of the tropics and subtropics, and contains an impressive variety of nutrients, including zeatin, quercetin, beta-sitosterol, caffeoylquinic acid, and kaempferol.
A new kaempferol trioside, kaempferol-3-O-(2"-[alpha]-L-arabinopyranoside)- [alpha]-L-rhamnopyranoside-7-O-[alpha]-L-rhamnopyranoside, along with eight known flavonoid compounds was isolated from the methanolic extract of F.
The results of the present study showed that gamma irradiation of ML improved its microbiological quality and increased the percentage of phenolic compound kaempferol.
Studies carried out using co-injection with standards, revealed the presence of protocatechuic acid, epicatequin, p-coumaric acid, galic acid and kaempferol as major constituents of Ac-EtOH (GOUVEIA et al.