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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 10, Issue 4 (2021)

Antioxidant properties of Clerodendrum species found in north east India: A review

Author(s):

Abu Saleh Nizam Uddin Siddik, Sadiqul Alam, Ranadeep Borgohain and Priyakshi Chutia

Abstract:

The popularity of herbal medicine is increasing very rapidly among the people due to awareness of harmful side effects and adverse reactions caused by synthetic compounds. There are about 580 species of Clerodendrum which belongs to the family Verbenaceae. Its widely distributed in the tropical regions of the world mostly in the south east Asia. Clerodenrum is an important locally used medicinal plant. It is one of the essential herbs. The leaves Clerodendrum species found in North eastern part of India forms an important source of diet. Various plant parts such as root and leaf extracts of C. phlomidis, C. petasites, C. serratum, C. trichotomum, C. chinense and C. indicum have been used for the treatment of hypertension, diabetes, rheumatism, asthma, coughs, skin diseases, vermifuge, febrifuge, malaria, inflammatory diseases etc. Clerodendrum genus has also been widely explored for various biological activities to know its potential effect towards pharmaceutics one of which is anti-oxidant property. In the present review the antioxidant property of Clerodendrum at different concentrations in the DPPH radical scavenging assay, is studied.

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How to cite this article:
Abu Saleh Nizam Uddin Siddik, Sadiqul Alam, Ranadeep Borgohain and Priyakshi Chutia. Antioxidant properties of Clerodendrum species found in north east India: A review. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2021;10(4):390-394. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2021.v10.i4e.14186

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