Qualitative Phytochemical Investigation and Antioxidant Activity of Chlorophytum Borivilianum Santapau & R.R.Fern. Leaves

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Mohammad Mukim
Mohit Chaturvedi
Rakesh Patel
Rakesh Kumar Jatav


Background: The objective of this research was to determine how the phenolic profile and the corresponding biological activity were affected by various solvents—water, ethanol, and ethyl acetate. Methods: The 2,2"-azino-bis(3-ethylbenzothiazoline-6-sulphonic) acid (ABTS) and 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) assays were used to measure antioxidant activity. Results: Ethanol was found to be the most efficient solvent for polyphenol extraction, according to the findings. With IC50 values of 52.83 g/mL and 68.96 g/mL, respectively, the ethanol extract of C. borivilianum had the highest antioxidant potential for DPPH and ABTS radical scavengers, while the ethyl acetate and aqueous extracts had the lowest antioxidant potential. According to the Folin-Ciocalteu method, ethanol extract contained more phenolics (88.92 0.24 mg of equivalent gallic acid (GAE)/g) than aqueous extract (62.28 0.14 GAE/g). An aluminum chloride colorimetric method determined that the ethanol extract had the highest flavonoid content (67.24 0.14 mg quercetin equivalent (QE)/g), while the aqueous extract had the lowest (35.67 0.14 QE/g). Conclusion: According to the findings of this study, the ethanolic extract of C. borivilianum leaves may be a useful source of natural antioxidants for the formulation of functional foods due to its high antioxidant potential.

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Mohammad Mukim, Mohit Chaturvedi, Rakesh Patel, & Rakesh Kumar Jatav. (2023). Qualitative Phytochemical Investigation and Antioxidant Activity of Chlorophytum Borivilianum Santapau & R.R.Fern. Leaves. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, 11(1), 611–617. Retrieved from https://www.jclmm.com/index.php/journal/article/view/385


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