EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF
PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL RESEARCH

( An ISO 9001:2015 Certified International Journal )

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical, Medical & Biological Sciences

An Official Publication of Society for Advance Healthcare Research (Reg. No. : 01/01/01/31674/16)

European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research (EJPMR) has indexed with various reputed international bodies like : Google Scholar , Indian Science Publications , InfoBase Index (In Process) , SOCOLAR, China , Research Bible, Fuchu, Tokyo. JAPAN , International Society for Research activity (ISRA) , Scientific Indexing Services (SIS) , Polish Scholarly Bibliography , Global Impact Factor (GIF) (Under Process) , Universal Impact Factor , International Scientific Indexing (ISI), UAE  , Index Copernicus , CAS (A Division of American Chemical Society) USA (Under Process) , Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ, Sweden, in process) , UDLedge Science Citation Index , CiteFactor , Directory Of Research Journal Indexing (DRJI) , Indian citation Index (ICI) , Journal Index (JI, Under Process) , Directory of abstract indexing for Journals (DAIJ) , Open Access Journals (Under Process) , Impact Factor Services For International Journals (IFSIJ) , Cosmos Impact Factor , Jour Informatics (Under Process) , Eurasian Scientific Journal Index (ESJI) , International Innovative Journal Impact Factor (IIJIF) , Science Library Index, Dubai, United Arab Emirates , Pubmed Database [NLM ID: 101669306] (Under Process) , IP Indexing (IP Value 2.40) , Web of Science Group (Under Process) , Directory of Research Journals Indexing , Scholar Article Journal Index (SAJI) , International Scientific Indexing ( ISI ) , Scope Database , Academia , 

 ISSN 2394-3211

Impact Factor: 7.065

 ICV - 79.57

Abstract

IN VITRO RADICAL SCAVENGING ACTIVITY OF CEPHALANDRA INDICA

M. Duraisankar* and V. Ravichandiran

ABSTRACT

Cephalandra indica (Bimba, kanduri, Cucurbitaceae) is famous for its hypoglycemic and anti-diabetic Properties in Ayurvedic system of medicine. Other applications include the therapy of various conditions such as skin diseases and gonorrhoea. There are many patented formulations derived from Cephalandra indica. Which are now distributed increasingly all over the world this has given rise to a concomitant increase in research on the phytochemical constituents and biological activity of C. indica. Plants produce a diverse range of bioactive molecules, making them a rich source of different types of medicines. In the present study, we examined the anti-oxidant effects of root of Cephalandra indica. Dried and powdered root of C.indica were extracted with Ethyl acetate, n-butanol and methanol. Antioxidant assays were carried out by using different in vitro models such as, DPPH radical scavenging activity. The EC50 values of different extract for DPPH radical scavenging activity was found. In DPPH radical scavenging assay the IC50 value of the ethyl acetate extract was found to be 330μg/mL while β - carotene had the IC50 value 220 μg/ml. Moreover C.indica Extract showed strong reducing power and total antioxidant capacity. The anti-oxidant activities of other solvent extracts were poor when compared to the Ethyl acetate extract. These results suggest that, the active antioxidant compounds are better extracted in Ethyl acetate and there is a direct correlation between the flavonoid glycoside and its anti-oxidant activity.

Keywords: Medicinal plant; Cephalandra indica, solvent extracts; anti-oxidant activity.


[Full Text Article] [Download Certificate]

Citation

  All Since 2019
 Citation  3086  2560
 h-index  18  17
 i10-index  64  44

INDEXING

NEWS & UPDATION

  • New Issue Published

    Its Our pleasure to inform you that, EJPMR 1 July 2024 Issue has been Published, Kindly check it on https://www.ejpmr.com/issue

  • EJPMR: JULY ISSUE PUBLISHED

    JULY 2024 issue has been successfully launched on JULY 2024.

  • EJPMR New Impact Factor

    EJPMR Impact Factor has been Increased to 7.065 for Year 2024.

  • Index Copernicus Value

    EJPMR Received Index Copernicus Value 79.57, due to High Quality Publication in EJPMR at International Level

  • Journal web site support Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Saffari for easy download of article without any trouble.

    .

  • Article Invited for Publication

    Article are invited for publication in EJPMR Coming Issue

Google Scholar Indian Science Publications InfoBase Index (In Process) SOCOLAR, China Research Bible, Fuchu, Tokyo. JAPAN International Society for Research activity (ISRA) Scientific Indexing Services (SIS) Polish Scholarly Bibliography Global Impact Factor (GIF) (Under Process) Universal Impact Factor International Scientific Indexing (ISI), UAE Index Copernicus CAS (A Division of American Chemical Society) USA (Under Process) Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ, Sweden, in process) UDLedge Science Citation Index CiteFactor Directory Of Research Journal Indexing (DRJI) Indian citation Index (ICI) Journal Index (JI, Under Process) Directory of abstract indexing for Journals (DAIJ) Open Access Journals (Under Process) Impact Factor Services For International Journals (IFSIJ) Cosmos Impact Factor Jour Informatics (Under Process) Eurasian Scientific Journal Index (ESJI) International Innovative Journal Impact Factor (IIJIF) Science Library Index, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Pubmed Database [NLM ID: 101669306] (Under Process) IP Indexing (IP Value 2.40) Web of Science Group (Under Process) Directory of Research Journals Indexing Scholar Article Journal Index (SAJI) International Scientific Indexing ( ISI ) Scope Database Academia