• T. Krishnaveni Department of Chemistry, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar 608 002, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • R. Valliappan Chemistry Wing, DDE FEAT Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar 608 002, Tamil Nadu, India
  • R. Selvaraju Physics Section, FEAT Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar 608 002, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • P. Nagendra prasad Department of Biomedical Engineering, Noorul Islam University, Kumarakoil, Nagerkoil, Tamil Nadu, India.


Antioxidant, DPPH method, FRAP, NO scavenging assay, phytochemical analysis


In the present study the extracts prepared using plant materials of Loranthuselasticusof Loranthaceae grown on the Peepal Tree (in Tamil ArasaMaram – Ficusreligiosa) were evaluated for their antioxidant activity by using 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydracyl (DPPH), ferric ion reducing power antioxidant activity (FRAP), Nitrc oxide (NO) scavenging assay and the Total phenolic and flavonoid content are studied.  The hydro-methanolic extract of the plant material was found to possess significant antioxidant activity. The preliminary phytochemical screening of the plant material was done and the results are discussed.


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T. Krishnaveni, R. Valliappan, R. Selvaraju, and P. Nagendra prasad. “ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY AND PRELIMINARY PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALSYSIS OF LORANTHUS ELASTICUSOF LORANTHACEAE”. International Journal of Pharmaceutics and Drug Analysis, vol. 4, no. 10, Oct. 2016, pp. 480-79,



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