International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 12, Part B (2015)
Assessment of total phenolic, flavonoid content and Anti-oxidant potential of Peltophorum pterocarpum (DC.) Baker ex. K. Heyne flower extracts
B Amala, TV Poonguzhali
The objective of the present study was to evaluate photochemical screening, and estimate total phenol, total flavonoid, and antioxidant potential of the flowers extract of Peltophorum pterocarpum by DPPH radical scavenging assay. Total phenolic and flavonoid contents were evaluated according to Folin-Ciocalteau procedure and a calorimetric method, respectively. It showed high content of total phenolic compounds and total flavonoids. In vitro antioxidant activity of petroleum ether, chloroform, acetone, aqueous and ethanol extracts was evaluated by studying 1, 1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl radical scavenging activity using the standard procedure. The result shows that acetone extract of P. pterocarpum flowers had highest antioxidant activity (93.5%) using DPPH method.
How to cite this article:
B Amala, TV Poonguzhali. Assessment of total phenolic, flavonoid content and Anti-oxidant potential of Peltophorum pterocarpum (DC.) Baker ex. K. Heyne flower extracts. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(12):105-107.