Phytochemical evaluation and antioxidant potential of Praecitrullus fistulosus fruit extracts.

  title={Phytochemical evaluation and antioxidant potential of Praecitrullus fistulosus fruit extracts.},
  author={Archana Bollavarapu and Gangaraju Rapaka and Raghava Rao Tamanam},
  journal={IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology},
Praecitrullus fistulosus (cucurbitaceae) also called Indian round gourd or tinda is a squash-like cucurbit. The present study was undertaken to evaluate the phytochemicals, enzymatic and non enzymatic antioxidant potential of P. fistulosus fruit extracts. This plant is rich in phytochemicals such as flavanoids, phenols, tannins, cardiac glycosides and terpenoids. All extracts (Hexane, Chloroform, Ethyl acetate, Aqueous) possess high antioxidant and free radical scavenging activities. In vitro… 

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