Volume 8, Issue 2, December 2020, Page: 72-76
Vitality and Implication of Natural Products from Moringa oleifera: An Eco-Friendly Approach
Nyla Mubeen, Department of Chemistry, Lahore Garrison University, Lahore, Pakistan
Syeda Mona Hassan, Department of Chemistry, Lahore Garrison University, Lahore, Pakistan
Shahzad Sharif Mughal, Department of Chemistry, Lahore Garrison University, Lahore, Pakistan
Syed Khurram Hassan, Institute of Quality and Technology Management, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Asif Ibrahim, Department of Mathematics, Lahore Garrison University, Lahore, Pakistan
Huma Hassan, Department of Chemical Engineering, NFC Institute of Engineering and Fertilizer Research, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Maryam Mushtaq, Department of Chemistry, Lahore Garrison University, Lahore, Pakistan
Received: Jun. 22, 2020;       Accepted: Nov. 2, 2020;       Published: Nov. 19, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.cbb.20200802.16      View  11      Downloads  4
In this study we screened Moringa oleifera for bioactive secondary metabolites and biological activity. Secondary metabolites were detected by phytochemical tests, and biological activity was confirmed through anti-oxidant assays. Phytochemicals (phenolics and flavonoids) was done by using methanol, ethanol and aqueous extracts. Phytochemical analysis of Moringa oleifera extracts was performed in terms of TPCs and TFCs, revealed that aqueous ethanolic extract offered highest TPCs (46.5 mg GAE/g DW) and TFCs (79.2 mg CE/g DW). Antioxidant activity was determined by DPPH radical scavenging activity and measure of reducing power. Results revealed that aqueous ethanolic extract showed highest radical scavenging activity and also exhibited maximum reducing potential. Reults indicates that M. oleifera have potential antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-malarial, and anti-rheumatic activities. Antioxidant activity of leaves extract of Moringa oleifera was evaluated by 1, 1-diphenyl-2-picry l-hydrazyl (DPPH) and reducing power. These data support Moringa oleifera as having enough potential to be used safely as a potent antioxidant.
Antioxidant, DPPH, TPCs, Moringa oleifera, Antioxidant Activity, Phenolic Contents
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Nyla Mubeen, Syeda Mona Hassan, Shahzad Sharif Mughal, Syed Khurram Hassan, Asif Ibrahim, Huma Hassan, Maryam Mushtaq, Vitality and Implication of Natural Products from Moringa oleifera: An Eco-Friendly Approach, Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. Vol. 8, No. 2, 2020, pp. 72-76. doi: 10.11648/j.cbb.20200802.16
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