COMPARATIVE ANTI-OXIDANT AND ANTHELMINTIC ACTVITY OF DALBERGIA SISSOO ROXB EX DC AND DALBERGIA LATIFOLIA ROXB EX DC


Ealumalai Vadivel, Rajesh D. Tendulkar, Vikrant V. Harmalkar

Abstract


Objective: Anti-oxidant and anthelmintic activity of the ethanolic extracts of the leaves of the Dalbergia sissoo Roxb. ex DC and Dalbergia latifolia Roxb. ex DC were measured by means of the DPPH (1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl) free radical scavenging assay and Indian earth worms respectively.

Methods: A synthetic antioxidant, Butylated hydroxy anisole (BHA) was used as a standard in antioxidant assay whereas Albendazole was used as standard in anthelmintic activity.

Results: The results revealed that the ethanolic extracts of both the leaves of the Dalbergia sissoo and Dalbergia latifolia. showed maximum antioxidant activity at 300 µg/ml and highest anthelmintic activity at 200 mg/ml.

Conclusion: The present study indicates the potential usefulness of Dalbergia sissoo and Dalbergia latifolia leaves as an anti-oxidant and anthelmintic.

Keywords: Anti-oxidant, anthelmintic activity, Dalbergia sissoo, Dalbergia latifolia, DPPH, Indian earth worms.


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COMPARATIVE ANTI-OXIDANT AND ANTHELMINTIC ACTVITY OF DALBERGIA SISSOO ROXB EX DC AND DALBERGIA LATIFOLIA ROXB EX DC

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17-10-2015

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International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research
Vol 7, Issue 4, 2015 Page: 70-72

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Ealumalai Vadivel
Post-Graduate Chemistry Department, Dnyanaprasarak Mandal’s College and Research Centre, Mapusa, Goa 403507, India

Rajesh D. Tendulkar

Vikrant V. Harmalkar


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