Antioxidant and radiation antagonistic effect of Saraca indica.


The present study was undertaken to investigate the radiation mitigating effect of hydro-alcoholic extract of Saraca indica (SIE) against mice exposed to whole body gamma radiation. Free radical scavenging ability by SIE was demonstrated using hydroxyl, superoxide anion, ABTS*+ and DPPH radicals generated in vitro. A significant increase in the animal… (More)