Comparison of drying & extraction methods on activity in ficus

Avinash Kumar Reddy G, Ramani S L, Pallavi G, Surekha K, Vemaiah C H
2020 International Research Journal of Pharmaceutical and Applied Sciences  
Free radicals in the body are responsible for physiological stress and deterioration of the body functions. The antioxidants are used to fight the oxygen-free radicles and neutralize them. Apart from the potency of the drugs as antioxidants, there had been many reported side effects of synthetic drugs. Herbs are used as alternatives for the treatment of many diseases which are devoid of side effects. The current research focusses on the comparison of the antioxidant profile of the ethanol and
more » ... f the ethanol and methanol extracts of leaves of Tectona. Tectona grandis extracts were tested for antioxidant activities and compared with ethanol and methanol extracts in various methods. The results showed that the methanol extract showed better activity than that of the ethanol extract and when compared to the standard extracts showed higher antioxidant activity.
doi:10.26452/irjpas.v9i2.1202 fatcat:ou5qptw64bh7layrcdlbvvovsm