In-Vitro Antioxidant Activity of Solanum jasminoides Paxt. Extracts


Affiliations

  • JSS College of Pharmacy, TIFAC CORE in Herbal Drugs, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, The Nilgiris, Tamilnadu, 643001, India

Abstract

Three successive whole plant extracts (petroleum ether, methanol and water) of Solanum jasminoides Paxt. were screened for their in vitro antioxidant activity using 2,2-diphenyl-2-picryl hydrazyl (DPPH), 2,2-azino-bis (3-ethylbenzo-thiazoline-6-sulphonic acid) diammonium salt (ABTS), hydrogen peroxide, nitric oxide, hydroxyl radical, inhibition of lipid peroxidation, deoxyribose and p-NDA methods. The successive methanol extract exhibited significance antioxidant activity and hence merits further investigation.

Keywords

Solanum jasminoides (P.), Antioxidant Activity.

Subject Discipline

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

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