Screening of phytoactives and antioxidant potentiality in Gymnema sylvestre

  • K M Srinivasa Murthy Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, B.U, Bengaluru, India
  • R Jyothi

Abstract

Gymnema sylvestre  is  wellknown as “gurmar” for its discrete function as sugar destroyer. It is an excellent herb in the Ayurvedic system of medicine. The herb exhibits a wide range of healing effects as an effectual natural remedy for diabetes, arthritis, asthma , anemia, cardiopathy, constipation diuretic, , hypercholesterolemia,  indigestion ,microbial infections, osteoporosis etc.Realising its importance, The current study was carried out to reveal the distinct phytoactive potentiality in Gymnema sylvestre. It suggested that the antioxidant activities of   Gymnema sylvestre can be used as a natural antioxidant and might be effective to diminish oxidative stress associated with different pathophysiological conditions.


Keywords: Gymnema sylvestre , Phytochemicals, antioxidant activity.

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K M Srinivasa Murthy, Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, B.U, Bengaluru, India

Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, B.U, Bengaluru, India

R Jyothi

Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, B.U, Bengaluru, India

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Srinivasa Murthy, K. M., & Jyothi, R. (2019). Screening of phytoactives and antioxidant potentiality in Gymnema sylvestre. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 9(4), 354-356. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v9i4.3059