ISSN: 2249–9504
CAS CODEN: IJPCDX

ANTI OXIDANT ACTIVITY OF STEM BARK OF AZADIRACHTA INDICA IN DIFFERENT SCAVENGING ACTIVITY

Abstract

Author(s): K. Sudhakar Babu1, V. Krishna Murthy Naik1* , J. Latha2 and K. Ramanjaneyulu1

The aim of this study was to investigate the antioxidant activity of the multi-solvent extracts (aqueous, ethanolic and ascorbic acid Bark of Medicinal plant i.e. Azadirachta indica using 2, 2- diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) - scavenging assay and Nitric oxide radical scavenging activity, Superoxide radical scavenging activity, ferric ion scavenging activity, were compared with standard antioxidant like ascorbic acid. All the extracts showed good antioxidant activity. The plant Azadirachta indica and its plant parts may be exploited for clinical medicine as potent factor because of its high antioxidant activity.

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