Antioxidant and immunomodulatory assay of Boerhavia diffusa Linn

  • Carlin Premakumari C Department of Biochemistry, Adhiparasakthi College of Arts & Science, G.B.Nagar, Kalavai – 632 506, Vellore District, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Kanagavalli U Department of Biochemistry, Adhiparasakthi College of Arts & Science, G.B.Nagar, Kalavai – 632 506, Vellore District, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Mohamed Sadiq A Department of Biochemistry, Adhiparasakthi College of Arts & Science, G.B.Nagar, Kalavai – 632 506, Vellore District, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Hemalatha S Department of Biochemistry, Adhiparasakthi College of Arts & Science, G.B.Nagar, Kalavai – 632 506, Vellore District, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Kalaimagal Department of Biochemistry, Adhiparasakthi College of Arts & Science, G.B.Nagar, Kalavai – 632 506, Vellore District, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract

Botanical and herbal preparations for medicinal usage contain various types of bioactive compounds; the focus of the study is on the analytical methodologies, which includes the extraction, isolation, and characterisation of alkaloid fractions from Boerhavia diffusa Linn. The analysis of bioactive compound present in the Boerhavia diffusa Linn involving the procedure includes column chromatography, TLC, Immunoassay by PMN & Antioxidant assay by DPPH & FRAP method. Dietary supplementation with antioxidant properties may greatly help in the healthy metabolism of our body. A natural alkaloid which is isolated from a herbal plant B.diffusa Linn has antioxidant & Immunomodulatory effect & also B.diffusa Linn has anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritic, anti-bacterial, anti-ageing & diuretic activities as well.

Keywords: Boerhavia diffusa, Extraction, Isolation, Anti-inflammatory

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2019-01-05
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Carlin Premakumari C, Kanagavalli U, Mohamed Sadiq A, Hemalatha S, & Kalaimagal. (2019). Antioxidant and immunomodulatory assay of Boerhavia diffusa Linn. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 10(1), 223-226. Retrieved from https://www.pharmascope.org/index.php/ijrps/article/view/37
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