Author(s): Sanjeeb K. Kar, Shubhrata Nayak, Uma S. Mishra, Prasanna K. Dixit, Soumya R. Pradhan, Sagnika Pradhan


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00271   

Address: Sanjeeb K. Kar1*, Shubhrata Nayak2, Uma S. Mishra3, Prasanna K. Dixit4, Soumya R. Pradhan1, Sagnika Pradhan5
1Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, Gopal Narayan Singh University, Jamuhar, Sasaram - 821305, Bihar, India.
2Senior QC officer, Acme Generics LLP, Davni, Solan-174101, Himachal Pradesh, India.
3Department of Pharmacy, Royal College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Berhampur-760002, Odisha, India.
4Department of Zoology, Berhampur University, Berhampur- 760007, Odisha, India.
5Assistant Professor, School of Science and Engineering, Jharkhand Rai University, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 16,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2023

Ethno-medicinal plants are a major source of phytochemicals that provide traditional medicinal treatment for various diseases. As a result, phytochemical analysis of ethnomedicinal plants is gaining momentum recently for new drug discovery processes. Keeping this thought in mind, the current study was carried out to determine the qualitative nature of the areal part of Byttneria herbacea. Phytochemical screening of the ethanolic extracts of the areal parts of Byttneria herbacea was performed and the total phenolic contents by using the Folin–Ciocalteu (F-C) technique. The ethanolic extracts were assessed for antioxidant activity by measuring decolourizing activity followed by capturing the unpaired electron from the 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH). Phytochemical testing indicated the presence of the most important phyto compounds like alkaloids, flavonoids, tannins, glycosides, phenols, and saponins. Aside from that, the ethanolic extracts had a total phenol content of 185.25 mg/g (reported as Gallic acid equivalents, GAE). The antioxidant activity was found to be satisfactory. The presence of the phenolic components of the plant is connected to the antioxidant potency.

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Sanjeeb K. Kar, Shubhrata Nayak, Uma S. Mishra, Prasanna K. Dixit, Soumya R. Pradhan, Sagnika Pradhan. Phytochemical Analysis and Antioxidant activity of Byttneria herbacea (Malvaceae). Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2023; 16(4):1659-3. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00271

Sanjeeb K. Kar, Shubhrata Nayak, Uma S. Mishra, Prasanna K. Dixit, Soumya R. Pradhan, Sagnika Pradhan. Phytochemical Analysis and Antioxidant activity of Byttneria herbacea (Malvaceae). Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2023; 16(4):1659-3. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00271   Available on:

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