DETERMINATION OF TOTAL FLAVONOID CONTENT AND HYDROGEN PEROXIDE SCAVENGING ACTIVITY OF ARJUNARISHTA
Akash Gupta, Monika Gunjal*, Sharayu Jadhav, Yashanjali Ralebhat and Shriniwas Patil
Flavonoids are secondary metabolites with C6-C3-C6 carbon skeleton exhibiting in phenyl benzopyran structure. Due to involvement of ethanol, Arjunarishta contains different flavonoids. These flavonoids were measured by colorimetric method at 510 nm and then antioxidant activity was determined by hydrogen peroxide scavenging spectroscopic method at 230 nm. Total flavonoid content of Arjunarishta was found to be 44.54 Rutin equivalents. It was found that, Arjunarishta was found antioxidant by hydrogen peroxide scavenging in dose-dependent manner.
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