Peanut leaf extract has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity but no acute toxic effects

Year Published: 2019


Regul Toxicol Pharmacol


Cossetin JF, da Silva Brum E, Casoti R, Camponogara C, Dornelles RC, Maziero M, Tatiane de David Antoniazzi C, Guex CG, Ramos AP, Pintos FG, Engelmann AM, Melazzo de Andrade C, Manfron MP, Oliveira SM, de Freitas Bauermann L, Sagrillo MR, Machado AK, Soares Santos AR, Trevisan G


This study looked at the chemical properties of extracts of peanut leaves. The aim was to identify its effects on human blood cells.

Key Findings

Key Findings: The peanut leaf extract showed antioxidant activity, as well as anti-inflammatory activity. In addition, no toxicity was observed to human cells, even in higher doses over a 14-day period.