care product applied to the body or face to improve appearance. The concept of
beauty and cosmetics is old as mankind and civilization. Assorted beauty and
cosmetics product such as skin care product, fragrance, oral hygiene, and nail
product, which may contain toxic chemicals that can be harmful to health are
used especially by women. The bioaccumulation of this harmful chemicals and
metals in the body overtime has been associated with different signs of i...
ABSTRACTAdansonia digitata L. (Malvaceae) is commonly known as baobab tree native
to Africa. Baobab is a multi-purpose tree which offers protection and provides
food, clothing and medicine as well as raw material for many useful items. This
study aims to elucidate the metal chelating and ferric reducing potentials of
methanol extracts of Adansonia digitata L. (Malvaceae) leaf using in vitro
model. Phytochemical screening was carried out on the extract and it showed
that the extract ...