IN-VITRO ANTI OXIDANT POTENTIAL SCREENING OF DIFFERENT LEAF EXTRACTS OF ABELMOSCHUS ESCULENTUS LINN.Abstract
Free radicals are toxic by products of natural cell metabolism and are responsible for causing a wide number of health problems. Okra is a one of the traditional plant scientifically known as Abelmoschus esculentus Linn. belong to the family Mallow, having rich nutritional value and proved to have many therapeutic uses, various parts of this plant is used in different types of treatment, preparation of pharmaceutical products and also used in preparation of fibers. Scientifically leaf extract of Abelmoschus esculentus proved to have antipyretic, antispasmodic, anti-cancer, immuno modulatory activity. In this study petroleum ether extract, chloroform, Ethanolic extracts of Abelmoschus esculentus Linn. leaves were evaluated in-vitro by experimental parameters such as DPPH scavenging activity, Nitric oxide radical, Hydroxyl radical scavenging, superoxide dismutase scavenging capacity. Abelmoschus esculentus Linn. is used as an antioxidant, antidiabetics, hepatoprotective, cytotoxic activity, genetoxicity, antitumour activity, antilice agent. It is related to contain alkaloids, carbohydrates, fixed oils, tannins and phenolic.
S. R. Vandavasi *, G. Surendra, A. Male, A. Saikiran, I. S. Raj and A. R. Naidu
Acharya Nagarjuna Unviersity College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nagarjuna Nagar, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.
13 April, 2018
04 June, 2018
14 June, 2018
01 December, 2018