Evaluation and Comparative Study of Antidiabetic Activity of Anthocyanins Derived from Various Natural Sources


  • Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Erode, Tamilnadu, 638401, India
  • Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Erode, Tamil Nadu, 638401, India


Diabetes is a common disorder due to metabolism, more or less people of cultural groups in the region globally. This disease is caused due to the lifelong distress and has no cure as of now. Naturopathy / Plant based chemical antibiotics are proven safe than the synthetic chemicals that are artificially synthesized. In this study, the total anthocyanin content and their antimicrobial activity was estimated for the samples. The study revealed the anti-diabetic properties of anthocyanin from several sources such as strawberries (Fragaria ananassa), cherries (Prunus avium), pomegranate (Punica granatum), grapes (Vitis vinifera), flame of forest flowers (Canna indica), hibiscus flowers (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) and guava leaves (Psidium guajava). Extraction has been done by using ethanol as a base and inhibition studies have been conducted. The source ‘Canna indica’ showed huge amount of anthocyanin content of 814.6 mg/100g and other sources showed varied amount of anthocyanin content. Prunus avium fruits showed maximum antidiabetic activity. The total phenolic and anthocyanin contents with its antidiabetic activity for different sources using acidified ethanol were studied.


Anthocyanin, Antimicrobial Activity, Cherries, Grapes, Hibiscus Flowers, Naturopathy, Pomegranate, Strawberries

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Food Technology, Biotechnology

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