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Journal Article 
In Vitro antioxidant activities of Breynia Vitis-Idaea extracts 
Joshi, CG; Gopal, M; Vaigundan, D 
Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research
EISSN: 0975-7384 
The present study was under taken to study the antioxidant potential of hexane, ethyl acetate and methanol extracts of Breynia vitis-idaea (Burm.f.) Fischer. (Euphorbiaceae) aerial parts. Antioxidant activities of these extracts were studied using in vitro assays and compared with the standard antioxidant compounds like ascorbic acid and rutin. All the three extracts showed significant radical scavenging activities, total antioxidant activity and reducing power. These activities showed the dose dependency. Radical scavenging activities and antioxidant nature of the extracts may be attributed to the presence of phenolic compounds such as flavonoids in these plant extracts. These studies prove the potential antioxidant nature of the extracts of Breynia vitis-idaea aerial parts. 
Antioxidant; Breynia vitis-idaea; Ethyl acetate extract; Methanol extract