Assessment of phytochemicals, antioxidant activity of extracts and various fractions of Trigonella foenum graecum leaves, stems and roots

Kavita Chourasiya, Kiran Billore, Pramod Singh


The present study was aimed to estimate the antioxidant activities of leaves, stems and roots extracts of Trigonella foenum graecum which belongs to the family Fabacecae. The  Antioxidant activities of fenugreek has been evaluated by using three different solvents such as  double distil water, 80% acetone, methanol in vitro assays and antioxidant compounds like Phenolics, Alkaloids, Tannins, Saponins evaluated in this plant. The antioxidant activity was evaluated by DPPH and hydrogen peroxide methods. The total Antioxidant capacity was determined by spectophotometrically. Antioxidant activity depends leading concentration and increased with increasing amount of the extracts. The result obtained in the present study indicates that the Trigonella foenum graecum extract serve as the potential source of natural antioxidants.

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