Natural Products Chemistry & Research

ISSN - 2329-6836


Chemical Composition and Antioxidant Activity of Bryophyllum pinnatum Root

Orisakeye OT, Oladoye SO and Peters OA

Bryophyllum pinnatum roots were air-dried and extracted using ethanol. The purpose of this study was to determine the presence of amino acids and peptide using ninhydrin and also to evaluate the antioxidant activity of the root of Bryophyllum pinnatum using DPPH. GC-MS analysis also revealed some of the constituents present in the root of Bryophyllum pinnatum.