EVALUATION OF ANTIOXIDANT PROPERTY OF Chrysopogon zizanioides AND Acorus calamus PLANT EXTRACTS BY DPPH RADICAL SCAVENGING ASSAY

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Published: 2021-12-27

Page: 890-895


H. M. MOHAN KUMAR *

Department of Post-Graduate Studies in Zoology, Nrupathunga University, Bengaluru, India.

R. SUHASHINI

Department of Post-Graduate Studies in Zoology, Nrupathunga University, Bengaluru, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Use of traditional medicines to treat various diseases is gaining momentum in the recent days all over the world due to various reasons. In this context, the present research study was carried out to analyse the antioxidant property of two plant extracts which have broad history of traditional medicinal uses. Chrysopogon zizanioides and Acorus calamus plant root extracts were used for evaluation as a source of antioxidant in this study. The crude root extract of these two plant extract were investigated against the control and standard. From the results of the present study it is very clear that both Chrysopogon zizanioides and Acorus calamus have good radical scavenging activity and hence significant antioxidant property as per DPPH radical scavenging assay. Hence with this data we might conclude that both Chrysopogon zizanioides and Acorus calamus have useful antioxidant property.

Keywords: Antioxidant, Chrysopogon zizanioide, Acorus calamus, DPPH radical scavenging assay


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KUMAR, H. M. M., & SUHASHINI, R. (2021). EVALUATION OF ANTIOXIDANT PROPERTY OF Chrysopogon zizanioides AND Acorus calamus PLANT EXTRACTS BY DPPH RADICAL SCAVENGING ASSAY. UTTAR PRADESH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 42(24), 890–895. Retrieved from https://mbimph.com/index.php/UPJOZ/article/view/2799

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