Author(s): Muhammad Hamza Ashfaq, Amna Siddique, Sammia Shahid


DOI: 10.52711/2231-5691.2021.00021   

Address: Muhammad Hamza Ashfaq*, Amna Siddique, Sammia Shahid
Department of Chemistry, School of Science, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2021

Cinnamon zeylanicum is one of the species of cinnamon plant from the family of Lauraceae. It is not only the main ingredient of spices but also exhibits many medicinal properties. Anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-tyrosinase, anti-carcinogenic and anti-mutagenic are some of the activities shown by cinnamon. Radical scavenging and reducing properties of cinnamon are considered as beneficial and important in the field of medicine. Cinnamon zeylanicum consists of a variety of phenolic and flavonoid compounds in different parts of plant. These compounds play major role in antioxidant potential just because of their significant structure and moieties. Cinnamon essential oils are also used for treatment of chronic disorders and it proves to be best alternative to synthetic antioxidants. In present review article we summarized the Cinnamon zeylanicum antioxidant activity by using antioxidant assays, its chemical constituents, its beneficial effects on humans and its applications in various industries as antioxidants.

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Muhammad Hamza Ashfaq, Amna Siddique, Sammia Shahid. Antioxidant Activity of Cinnamon zeylanicum: (A Review). Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 2021; 11(2):106-6. doi: 10.52711/2231-5691.2021.00021

Muhammad Hamza Ashfaq, Amna Siddique, Sammia Shahid. Antioxidant Activity of Cinnamon zeylanicum: (A Review). Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 2021; 11(2):106-6. doi: 10.52711/2231-5691.2021.00021   Available on:

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