Evaluation of antioxidants and phytoactives in Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Colocasia esculenta is a perennial plant of araceae family and possess a large corm having a very large, heart-shaped leaves that are borne on thick stalks. The juvenile leaves of this plant are rich in Vitamins C, B1, B2, Riboflavin and Niacin. The tubers contain amino acids and are rich in starch. This multipurpose perennial plant is used as a traditional medicine that acts as anti-cancer agent, anti-hepatotoxic agent, antimicrobial agent, anti-diabetic agent. This shows the necessity for the study of Colocasia esculenta. In this study, The ethanolic leaves extract of Colocasia esculenta showed the maximum antioxidant activity and phytoactives efficacy, Thus suggesting the sample to be as a potential therapeutic source of various diseases.
Keywords: Colocasia esculenta, Western Ghats, antioxidant, Phytoactives, Therapeutics
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