Phytochemical analysis of Achyranthes aspera and its activity on sesame oil induced lipid peroxidation
K Priya, S Krishnakumari
Department of Biochemistry, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore - 641 029, Tamilnadu, India
K Priya Department of Biochemistry, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore - 641 029, Tamilnadu India
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The effect of Achyranthes aspera on lipid peroxidation were studied in rats fed with Sesame Oil. Increase in the levels of LPO in sesame oil treated groups returned towards normalcy in the plant extract treated groups revealing the antioxidant potential of the plant. Phytochemical studies revealed the presence of secondary metabolites. According to the results obtained Achyranthes aspera inhibited Ferrous Ascorbate stimulated LPO.