Antioxidant, heavy metals and elemental analysis of Holoptelea integrifolia planch
Captain Srinivasa Murti Drug Research Institute for Ayurveda and Siddha (CCRAS), Anna Hospital Campus, India
A Saraswathy Captain Srinivasa Murti Drug Research Institute for Ayurveda and Siddha (CCRAS), Anna Hospital Campus, India India E-mail: [email protected]
The ethanol crude extract of stem bark of Holoptelea integrifolia Planch. traditionally used in Indian system of medicine was screened for its antioxidant activity using a-tocopherol as standard antioxidant. The free radical scavenging potential of the extract was evaluated by two different antioxidant methods; ferric thiocyanate and thiobarbituric acid method. The ethanol extract was found to exhibit good antioxidant property. Further physico-chemical constants, elemental and heavy metal analysis of stem bark have been described.