Volume : 09, Issue : 06, June – 2022



Authors :

Pratima Mishra*, Dr. Mukesh Dixit, Dr. Kalpana Dave

Abstract :

Plants and plant-based medicaments are the basis of many of the modern pharmaceuticals we use today for our various diseases. The in vitro antioxidant activity of aqueous extract of seeds of Ricinus communis Lwas assessed against DPPH assay method using standard protocols. Phytochemical analysis revealed the presence of alkaloids, flavonoids, phenol, diterpenes and carbohydrates. These studies provided information for standardization and correct identification of this plant material. The diverse array of phytochemicals present in the plant thus suggests its therapeutic potentials which may be explored in drug manufacturing industry as well as in traditional medicine.The aqueous extract showed high antioxidant capacity as proved by their low IC50 concentration. Finally, the results in this study indicate that theexamined plant contain certain amounts of polyphenols and flavonoids, proving them to beperfect sources of antioxidants.
Key words:Ricinus communis, Phytochemical, Antioxidant, DPPH

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Please cite this article in pressPratima Mishraet al,In Vitro Antioxidant Potential Of Aqueous Extract Of Seeds Of Ricinus Communis L.,Indo Am. J. P. Sci, 2022; 09(6).,

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