ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY OF HYDRO-ALCOHOLIC EXTRACT ON THE ROOTS OF NYCTANTHES ARBORTRISTIS


Sumit Das, Shilpa Paul, Akm Abdullah, Abdul Samim

Abstract


Objective: To determine the antioxidant activity of Nyctanthes arbortristis (Family-Oleaceae).

Methods: The hydroalcoholic extract of the root of plant Nyctanthes arbortristis was taken into considerations to determine the phytochemicals present in it. The extracts of the roots were evaluated for antioxidant activity by using different in vitro model like Reducing Power Method and DPPH method.

Results: In the current investigation it has been found that the Pet. Ether and Hydroalcoholic extracts showed potent antioxidant activity by reducing power, as the concentration of the extracts increased, the absorbance was also increased correspondingly.

Conclusion: The hydroalcoholic extracts of this plant showed potent antioxidant activity against the standard drug (Kaempferol).

Keywords


Nyctanthes arbortristis, Phytochemistry, Antioxidant Activity

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Title

ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY OF HYDRO-ALCOHOLIC EXTRACT ON THE ROOTS OF NYCTANTHES ARBORTRISTIS

Keywords

Nyctanthes arbortristis, Phytochemistry, Antioxidant Activity

DOI

10.22159/ijcpr.2018v10i4.28463

Date

16-07-2018

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Journal

International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research
Vol 10, Issue 4 (July-Aug), 2018 Page: 51-54

Online ISSN

0975-7066

Authors & Affiliations

Sumit Das
Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, Azara, Hatkhowapara, Guwahati 17

Shilpa Paul
Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, Azara, Hatkhowapara, Guwahati 17

Akm Abdullah
Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, Azara, Hatkhowapara, Guwahati 17

Abdul Samim
Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, Azara, Hatkhowapara, Guwahati 17


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