Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2009

Pages :   173-175

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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The Antioxidant Activity of the Leaves and Petals of Calendula officinalis Linn.



Address:   BP Muley*, SS Khadabadi, NB Banarase and HA Sawarkar
Govt. College of Pharmacy, Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry Department, Kathora Naka, Amaravati- 444604 (M.S.) India
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ABSTRACT:
Antioxidant activity of aqueous extract of the leaves and petals of Calendula officinalis Linn. were evaluated for the antioxidant activity by the FTC and TBA methods. Aqueous extract of petals showed higher antioxidant activity than the leaves. The results obtained in the present study indicate that the leaves and petals of Calendula officinalis are a potential source of natural antioxidants.
KEYWORDS:
Antioxidant activity, Calendula officinalis, FTC and TBA methods.
Cite:
BP Muley, SS Khadabadi, NB Banarase, HA Sawarkar. The Antioxidant Activity of the Leaves and Petals of Calendula officinalis Linn. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2(1): Jan.-Mar. 2009; Page 173-175.
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