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Vol. 8, Issue 11 (2019)

Phytochemical and in- vitro antioxidant activities of methanolic extract of whole plant of Cynodon dactylon and Brassica rapa M27 seed

Author(s):
Manoj Kumar Kakati, Dr. Ramakanta Sharma, Dr. Naba Kumar Hazarika and Dr. Satyendra Deka
Abstract:
Nowadays, the need to use natural products became of great importance, as because resistance of micro-organisms to antibiotics is increase day by day and also to decrease the side effects on human beings. A wide range of medicinal plant parts are used to treat numbers of diseases from ancient time. Traditionally Cynodon dactylon is used in skin trouble, treatment of wounds, as laxative, brain and heart tonic, emetic, expectorant, carminative, and for pains, inflammations and toothache etc. Brassica rapa M27 seed is used as rubefacient and a very good folk remedy for cancer. This work was done to investigate the phytochemical properties and the antioxidant activity of methanolic extracts of whole plant of Cynodon dactylon and seed of Brassica rapa M27. In this study free radical scavenging activity was determined by in-vitro assay models such as DPPH free radical, reducing ability. Quercetin was used as reference standard. The findings indicated that it contains different phytochemical constituents and promising antioxidant activity of crude extracts of the above mentioned plants in a dose dependent manner and needs further exploration for their effective use in both modern and traditional system of medicine which can be used to treat different types of diseases.
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How to cite this article:
Manoj Kumar Kakati, Dr. Ramakanta Sharma, Dr. Naba Kumar Hazarika, Dr. Satyendra Deka. Phytochemical and <em>in- vitro </em>antioxidant activities of methanolic extract of whole plant of <em>Cynodon dactylon </em>and <em>Brassica rapa </em>M27 seed. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(11):212-216.

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