In-vitro antioxidant activity of Wheatgrass powder

  • Ashya Sk Raghu College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, A.P, India-531 162
  • Kishore Naidu K A.U College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, A.P, India-530 003
  • Jagadeesh P Raghu College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, A.P, India-531 162

Abstract

The present study was undertaken to evaluate the In-vitro antioxidant activity of wheatgrass powder with bioenhancer cow urine. Antioxidant activity was evaluated on superoxide, Hydroxyl, DPPH, ABTS and Molybdinum free radicals. The wheat grass power is mixed with cow urine before extraction with water and the extract at different doses tested using standard procedures for antioxidant activity. The in vitro antioxidant study of wheatgrass powder showed good free radical scavenging activity in a dose dependent manner on tested free radicals and its activity is comparable with standard drug ascorbic acid. The results conclude that there is antioxidant capacity enhancement in the Triticum aestivum antioxidant capacity. Further research will be worth full, in the study of phytochemical variations between the normal T. aestivum grass powder before and after mixing with the Cow urine

Keywords: Triticum aestivum, Cow urine, Free radicals and Antioxidant activity

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Sk , A., Naidu K , K., & P, J. (2018). In-vitro antioxidant activity of Wheatgrass powder. Journal of Integral Sciences, 1(4), 7-11. Retrieved from http://jisciences.com/index.php/journal/article/view/21
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