Antioxidant Activity of Eclipta Prostrata (L.)L. using Methanolic extract

  • A. Mohamed Saleem Gani Associate Professor in Science & Humanities, M.A.M College of Engineering, Siruganur, Trichy, TamilNadu
  • Nalini Devi Research scholar, Department of Biochemistry, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

Abstract

Eclipta Prostrata (L.)L is used traditionally in ayurvedic system of medicine in India for the treatment of liver diseases and also used as a liver tonic. The herb posses many phytochemical marked for its remarkable properties such as antioxidant, antiviral, antifungal, antibacterial, and antihepatotoxic activity. Though the above properties are markly remarkable, my study is subjected to investigate antioxidant properties of Eclipta Prostrata (L.)L in methanol extract. The study confirmed that Eclipta Prostrata (L.)L extract has good antioxidant property was assessed by 2, 2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) free radical scavenging method.

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Author Biography

Nalini Devi, Research scholar, Department of Biochemistry, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
biochemistry

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Published
2015-06-03
Section
Research Articles