Phytochemical Screening and In-vitro Antioxidant property of Ethanol Extract of Stereospermum kunthianum Root Bark

  • H.P. Nenge
  • H.P. Nenge
  • F.O. Ujah
  • C.H. Ezugwu
Keywords: Antioxidants, Phytochemicals, Stereospermun kunthianum

Abstract

In this work, the phytochemical and antioxidant property of ethanol extract of Stereospermum kunthianum root bark have been investigated. Free radical scavenging assay DPPH(1,1-diphenyl-2-piccrylhydrazyl) and ABTS (2,2’-azinobis-3-ethylbenzothiozoline-6-sulfonic acid) were employed and the results revealed that the root bark of Stereospermum kunthianum has antioxidant property in agreement with its phytochemical constituents suggesting its traditional medicinal usage.

Published
2021-07-05
Section
Articles

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