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Title FREE RADICAL SCAVANGING ACTIVITY OF LEAVES OF CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA
Authors Sharma Ankita, Sati Sushil Chandra, Rawat Suman, Preeti
Description This study is done on leaves extract of Cinnamomum Camphora. Extraction of leaves of Cinnamomum Camphora yielded 10.12% of Pet.Ether extract, 13.60% of Chloroform extract, 10.59% of Acetone extract and 17.02% of methanol extract. Methanol extract of Cinnamomum camphora leaves showed maximum antioxidant activity in comparison to all extracts using DPPH method. The concentration of 600 µg/ml of methanol extract showed 91.92% anti-oxidant activity in comparison to all extracts. Acetone showed 84.76% . Both Pet.Ether and Chloroform extracts showed weak anti-oxidant activity. Ascorbic acid was used as a standard  for comparison to extracts which showed 96% activity.

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