Antioxidant Activities of Dendrophthoe falcata (L.f. ) Etting

Dashora, Nipun and Sodde, Vijay and Prabhu, Kirti S and Lobo, Richard (2011) Antioxidant Activities of Dendrophthoe falcata (L.f. ) Etting. Pharmaceutical Crops,, 2. pp. 24-27. ISSN 2210-2906

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Dendrophthoe falcata is a parasitic plant used in traditional medicine as an aphrodisiac, astringent, and diuretic and for pulmonary tuberculosis, asthma, menstrual disorder, swelling, and wound. The present study primarily describes the antioxidant activities of methanolic and aqueous extracts of the stem of D. falcate in different in vitro models. Both methanolic and aqueous extracts exhibited antioxidant activity, with IC50 values at 18 and 26

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dendrophthoe falcate, antioxidant activity, flavonoids, phenolics, DPPH, ABTS, NO scavenging activity.
Subjects: Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacognosy
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2012 04:23
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2012 04:23

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