Antioxidant Potential of Aqueous Extract of Cassia fistula L. Leaves


Affiliations

  • Jamia Hamdard (Hamdard University), Department of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, New Delhi, 110062, India

Abstract

The aqueous extract of Cassia fistula L. leaves showed an antioxidant activity as evaluated by studying the inhibition of lipid peroxidation, estimation of glutathione, scavenging effects on DPPH and H2O2, metal chelating ability and reducing power assay. Total phenol and flavonoid content of the extracts were also determined.

Keywords

C. fistula L., Antioxidant Activity, Scavenging Activity.

Subject Discipline

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

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