Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 5, Issue 5 (2016)
Pharmacognostic, phytochemical, and pharmacological investigation on bark of Thuja Orientalis Linn (Cupressaceae)
Dr. Aher AN, Malode Sunanda, Bodile Shubhangi, Ashish Jain and Malode Manisha
Antioxidants play an important role in protecting against damage by reactive oxygen species. The antioxidant activity of different extracts of Thuja orientalis
was evaluated by employing two in vitro
experiments namely Nitric oxide method and Hydrogen peroxide scavenging. The bark powder of the plant was extracted with different solvents by extraction method in order of decreasing polarity and then partitioned. The present study was designed to evaluate the plant potential as an antioxidant lead by using various in vitro
models like Hydrogen peroxide scavenging method, and, Nitric oxide method. The plant exhibited significant antioxidant properties and could serve as a free radical inhibitor or scavenger.
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Dr. Aher AN, Malode Sunanda, Bodile Shubhangi, Ashish Jain and Malode Manisha. Pharmacognostic, phytochemical, and pharmacological investigation on bark of Thuja Orientalis Linn (Cupressaceae). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2016;5(5):111-113.