ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITIES OF MALTYADI TAIL: AN ANTIDANDRUFF OIL
Deepti Negi*, Anoop Kumar Singh, Vipin Kumar and Shweta G. Shukla
Introduction:- In present time herbal products with antioxidant activities are being increasingly researched for health and good alternative to chemicals presently used in cosmetics for some purpose. Hair is an important part of one’s personality. Due to aging or use of different products, scalp would become dry and unhealthy. Maltyadi tail said by chakradatt in treatment of darunak/ dandruff. Antioxidant protects the scalp cells in the blood vessels to promote the healthy hair growth. Aim and objectives:- To evaluate antioxidant activites of Maltyadi tail. Materials and Methods:- To estimate the value of this oil as an antioxidant by DPPH scavenging activity and total flavonoid and total phenolic methods. Result:- Maltyadi Tail showed the significant antioxidant activity by the DPPH free radical scavenging method, total phenolic and total flavonoids methods. Conclusion:- The study revealed that Maltyadi tail showed significant efficacy.
Keywords: Herbal, antioxidant activities, cosmetics, Maltyadi tail, DPPH free radical, Total phenolic, Total flavonoids.
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