CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF HEXANE EXTRACT OF CEIBA PENTANDRA LEAVES EXTRACTS ON ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY AND URINARY TRACT INFECTION PATHOGEN CONTROL
K. Padmalochana*, M. K. Vadivazhagi and C. Kalayarasi
Urinary tract infection is the major disease to human beings, particularly it cause severe problem to women. Ceiba pentandra is the commonly available plant may have lot of bio medical application. In this present investigation we used hexane extract of Ceiba pentandra for the controlling of urinary tract infection causing pathogens Bacillus subtilis, E. coli, Klebsiella pneumonia and Pseudomonas sp. the plant extracts are tested for its phytochemicals using various test of Carbohydrates/glycosides, Phenolic compounds, Alkaloids, Flavonoids, Steroids and Triterpenoids, Saponins, Fat and Oils and Tannins. The plant extracts are having very good antioxidant activity was confirmed usong non enzymatic antioxidant assay (Free radical scavenging assay) of DPPH radical assay, Nitric oxide radical inhibition assay and hydroxyl radical scavenging assay.
Keywords: Antioxidant, urinary tract infection, Ceiba pentandra, antibacterial actvtiy.
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