ANTIOXIDANT STUDIES OF ONE AYURVEDIC MEDICINE ASWAGANDHARISHTAM

  • Kotteswari M Department of Anatomy, Madha Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Mudiganti Ram Krishna Rao Department of Industrial Biotechnology, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Prabhu K Department of Anatomy, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai. Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Siva Kumar Department of Oral Pathology, Madha Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Sampad Shil Department of Industrial Biotechnology, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract

Objective: The present study deals with the antioxidant study of one Ayurvedic medicine Aswagandhrishtam by three different methods, namely reducing power, 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH), and 2,2’-azino-bis(3-ethylbenzothiazoline-6-sulfonic acid (ABTS) assays.

Methods: Aswagandharishtam, which is a liquid medicine, was taken as such at various concentrations for all the three assays.

Results: The results show that Aswagandharistam has good antioxidant potential when compared with ascorbic acid as standard. The IC50 values of reducing power assay were 250.142, that of DPPH were 103.607, and of ABTS assay were 197.79 as compared with that of ascorbic acid being 19.59.

Conclusion: All the three assays indicated that Aswagandharishtam showed very good antioxidant results.

Keywords: Aswagandharishtam, 2, 2’-Azino-bis(3-ethylbenzothiazoline-6-sulfonic acid, 2-Diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl, Vata, Antioxidant, Epilepsy, Ascorbic acid.

Author Biography

Kotteswari M, Department of Anatomy, Madha Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Professor, Department of Industrial Biotechnology

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M, K., M. R. Krishna Rao, P. K, S. Kumar, and S. Shil. “ANTIOXIDANT STUDIES OF ONE AYURVEDIC MEDICINE ASWAGANDHARISHTAM”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 11, no. 11, Nov. 2018, pp. 227-31, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2018.v11i11.27593.
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