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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 3, Issue 5 (2015)

Antioxidant activity of acetone extract of Naravelia zeylanica

Author(s): Dibinlal, Seethadevi, Sangeetha Sukumaran
Abstract: Naravelia zeylanica Linn., is a climbing tree. The current study was to integrate the antioxidant activity of the leaves of Acetone extract of Naravelia zeylanica Linn., belonging to the family Rannunculaceae, a popular drug in traditional medicine. Phytochemical investigation of Acetone extract of Naravelia zeylanica Linn., Showed the presence of Sugar, Carbohydrates and Flavanoids. Jerzy W. Jaroszewski et al reported the presence of three simple benzamides, 3, 4-methylenedioxybenzamide, 4-methoxybenzamide and 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzamide. In the Acetone extract of Naravelia zeylanica Linn., shows Antioxidant activity by the method of Superoxide scavenging activity and Hydroxyl Radical Scavenging Activity. But it does not show any antioxidant activity in Nitric oxide Radical Scavenging activity.
Pages: 131-133  |  1132 Views  11 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dibinlal, Seethadevi, Sangeetha Sukumaran. Antioxidant activity of acetone extract of Naravelia zeylanica. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2015; 3(5): 131-133.
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