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Preliminary Phytochemical Screening, In Vitro Antioxidant Activity, Topical and Oral Formulation of Extract of Woodfordia fructicosa and Gardenia gummifera

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Woodfordia fructicosa and Gardenia gummifera are traditionally claimed to be useful in treatment of number of diseases. The main aim of this study was to evaluate preliminary phytochemical tests and antioxidant activity of ethanolic extract of Woodfordia fructicosa flowers and Gardenia gummifera leaves and finally extracts were formulated in Gels and Suspensions. In vitro antioxidant activity was evaluated by DPPH method. The different concentration (100, 200, 300, 400 and 500 μg/ml) of standard and test samples were prepared. The anti-oxidant activity is exhibited in percentage inhibition. The DPPH radical scavenging activity of both the extracts increases with increasing concentration. The prepared gels were evaluated physical appearance, homogeneity, Grittiness, Spreadability and Viscosity. The prepared suspensions were evaluated organoleptic properties, pH and Sedimentation Volume.


International Journal of Pharmacology, Phytochemistry and Ethnomedicine (Volume 8)
H. K. Nagar and M. S. Ranawat, "Preliminary Phytochemical Screening, In Vitro Antioxidant Activity, Topical and Oral Formulation of Extract of Woodfordia fructicosa and Gardenia gummifera", International Journal of Pharmacology, Phytochemistry and Ethnomedicine, Vol. 8, pp. 16-26, 2017
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