RH Gokani, MA Rachchh, SK Lahiri, DD Santani, MB Shah
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RH Gokani1, MA Rachchh1 , SK Lahiri2, DD Santani3 and MB Shah2*
1Dept. of Pharmacognosy, S.J. Thakkar Pharmacy College, Rajkot, India
2Dept. of Pharmacognosy, L. M. College of Pharmacy, Ahmedabad , India.
2Dept. of Pharmacology L. M. College of Pharmacy, Ahmedabad , India.
Volume - 2,
Issue - 3,
Year - 2010
Root of Premna integrifolia known under common name Arni/Agnimantha which is an important constituent of well known formulation, Dashmularistha used for various ailments. In the present study methanolic extract of the roots was evaluated for its in-vitro antioxidant activity using the anti radical, superoxide scavenging, anti lipid peroxidation, hydroxyl radical scavenging and nitric oxide scavenging, assays. The extract showed significant anti-oxidant activity in all the assays. The study scientifically demonstrated the use of P. integrifolia as a potential source of natural antioxidant.
Cite this article:
RH Gokani, MA Rachchh, SK Lahiri, DD Santani, MB Shah. Evaluation of in vitro Anti-Oxidant Activity of Premna integrifolia Linn. Mant. Root. Research J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2010; 2(3): 196-199 .