• Praveen Chandran R
  • Bhuvaneshwari V
  • Amsaveni R
  • Ragavendran P


Objectives: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the in vitro free radical scavenging activity of Jasminum grandiflorum flower.
Methods: The free radical potential of ethanoic extract J. grandiflorum was assessed against 2, 2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH), radical, 2,2’-azinobis(3-ethylbenzothiazoline-6-sulfonic
acid) (ABTS
) radical, hydrogen, hydrogen peroxide radical, and ferric reducing antioxidant power assay.
Results: At (20-100 μg/ml) concentration, ethanolic extract of J. grandiflorum flower exhibited free radical quenching capacity against various
antioxidant assays when compared to the standard Vitamin C with increasing percentage of inhibition in a dose-dependent manner. The maximum
percentage of inhibition was shown at the concentration 100 μg/ml.
Conclusion: Hence, the ethanolic extract of J. grandiflorum flower may be a potent source of natural antioxidant and it may be used in the management
of diseases associated with oxidative stress.
Keywords: Jasminum grandiflorum, 2, 2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl, Antioxidant power assay, Vitamin C, Free radical, Natural antioxidant.


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R, P. C., B. V, A. R, and R. P. “IN VITRO ASSESSMENT OF FREE RADICAL SCAVENGING ACTIVITY OF JASMINUM GRANDIFLORUM (L.) FLOWER”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 9, no. 1, Jan. 2016, pp. 171-4,
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